It is not normal for a society to be this unequal, hence we cannot adopt a standard or even classical approach to the challenges that we encounter, writes Ralph Mathekga.
The Integrated Resource Plan describes the state's plan for future energy generation, including projected electricity demand, cost estimated, and energy sources.
Nearly half the world’s electricity will come from renewable energy by 2050 as costs of wind, solar and battery storage continue to plummet.
Green energy company Enel is bringing to Africa some of the largest turbines on the market to power two new wind farms in the Karoo.
The wind farm spans 145 square kilometres.
An engineering study has dispelled the myths on the limits and costs of accommodating significant levels of renewable energy in the SA power grid, explains Chris Yelland.
Saudi Arabia has invited bids from 25 shortlisted companies to build a 400 megawatt wind power project.
Russia's nuclear agency Rosatom is joining with a Dutch company to create a wind turbine venture.
The CSIR Energy Centre has presented its own study to re-optimise the South African power capacity and energy mix from 2016 to 2040.
Eskom does not see the introduction of independent power producers as a threat, spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe says, following a complaint by wind power producers.
Alec Hogg takes a look at an amazing Spanish invention. At half the cost of existing turbines, commercialisation of the bladeless wind turbine is planned for mid-2017.
United States president Donald Trump made the comments when asked about climate change at the end of a summit of Group of Seven leaders in Biarritz, France, and as fires devastating the Amazon rainforest are drawing renewed attention to the issue.
The SA Bureau of Standards will be hosting delegates of the International Electrotechnical Commission's Technical Committee.
There’s a lively debate raging in South Africa about the extent to which renewables should replace coal, particularly given the threat of climate change. But we can't make the shift, yet, writes Hartmut Winkler.
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is looking for a strategic equity partner to resuscitate a R500 million failed wind energy project at the Coega special economic zone near Port Elizabeth.
The cost of generating electricity from offshore wind farms fell sharply in the UK to below the price the next nuclear reactors will charge, making the form of clean energy one of the cheapest ways to supply the grid.
Fifteen students trained and certified in the internationally recognised Wind Turbine Service Technician programme have graduated.
The Obama administration is finalising a rule that lets wind-energy companies operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 years - even if means killing or injuring thousands of federally protected bald and golden eagles.
Eskom wants to find a long-term solution to issues raised by the SA Wind Energy Association, says the power utility’s head of generation Matshela Koko.
The wind industry has lodged a complaint with the National Energy Regulator of SA, accusing Eskom of abusing its position to favour its own investment in new power plants.
The rules of the renewable energy game in SA are no longer clear due to grid connection challenges, says an IPP developer at Windaba.
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