Renewable Energy
Thursday, 07 February 2013 13:43

Welcoming the winds of change

WEBSITE: The renewable wind energy industry in South Africa has achieved lift-off and is set to grow from strength to strength.

Thursday, 07 February 2013 10:00

Tapping into the local renewables revolution

WEBSITE: The South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme has attracted interest from many international companies. 25 Degrees in Africa gives a status update on projects after the first round of the bidding was concluded.

Thursday, 07 February 2013 09:56

Milestone solar projects in sub-Saharan Africa

Website: Pioneering steps in implementation of solar energy technologies.

Website: Renewable energy:  Is there a place for localisation and job creation requirements?

Friday, 23 November 2012 08:28

Marking a new dawn for IPPs

The South African government recently signed its Window 1 independent power producer (IPP) agreements, which will see 1 400 MW of renewable energy being produced to meet the country’s energy needs.

Thursday, 22 November 2012 12:57

Banking on renewable energy

Standard Bank has committed R9,4-billion to the first batch of wind and solar power projects under the independent power producer (IPP) plan.

Thursday, 22 November 2012 12:56

Ekurhuleni Metro unveils its solar plan

Ekurhuleni Metro paves the way for sustainable electricity generation.

2012 was a year of change in South African energy-efficiency history, when SANS requirements boldly adjusted their SANS151 standards to state that all newly sold geysers in the country are compelled to include an energy-efficient label on the product, according to SANS151ed7.

As a global energy management company with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in utilities and infrastructures, industries and machine manufacturers, non-residential buildings, data centres and networks and  residential.

Solairedirect was successful in applying for the development of two solar-powered plants in the Western Cape. They took part in the government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme and won preferred bidder status for their two projects.