Southern Africa

  • South Africa Metal and Mine Workers March on IPPs November 20, 2018 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) took to the streets on Saturday 17 November to protest against retrenchments at the national power utility, Eskom, the closure of coal mines, as well as government’s renewable energy program with Independent Power Producers (IPPs)
  • Wind Industry Commits to Impact Development in South Africa November 14, 2018 Members of the South Africa Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) have adopted a wind industry Commitment Statement which sets out a vision for optimising the industry’s long-term investment in the physical, social, environmental and economic development of the country.
  • South Africa Minister Invites Investors in Wind Energy November 9, 2018 In a speech read on his behalf at the recently concluded Windaba conference and exhibition event in Cape Town, South Africa energy minister Jeff Radebe invited potential investors in wind energy to consider the country.
  • Soventix to Install Zimbabwe’s Largest Solar Plant October 22, 2018 SOVENTIX South Africa, a subsidiary of the Germany international solar projects developer SOVENTIX GmbH, has been awarded a contract to construct Zimbabwe’s largest IPP solar PV project.
  • Hotel Verde Cape Town, Exceeds 95% Waste Management Target September 21, 2018 Africa’s greenest hotel, Hotel Verde, situated just a stone throw away from Cape Town International Airport has managed to achieve a milestone in its waste management. The hotel recently announced it had exceeded their waste-to-land fill targets of 85% set in 2013 to 97.06% in 2018.