Southern Africa

  • C40 cities gather in Johannesburg 16/06/2019C40 cities gather in Johannesburg
    C40 Cities (www.C40.org) a global organisation that connects 94 of the world’s leading cities taking bold climate action recently held its annual event in Johannesburg, South Africa and for the first time, gathered city officials and investors to address the most pressing climate challenges of our time.
  • 2019 Windaba to include whole of Sub-Saharan Africa 21/05/20192019 Windaba to include whole of Sub-Saharan Africa
    The 9th annual Windaba Conference and Exhibition that will take place on 8-9 October 2019 in Cape Town, at the CTICC will this year and for the first time expand its focus to include the whole of Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • First component deliveries for two new South African wind farms 20/05/2019First component deliveries for two new South African wind farms
    Two new South African wind farms, the 140MW Kangnas Wind Farm being developed in the Northern Cape Province and the 110MW Perdekraal East Wind Farm in the Western Cape Province have started to receive deliveries of their turbine tower sections.
  • SAWEA welcomes push to licence renewable energy companies 17/05/2019SAWEA welcomes push to licence renewable energy companies
    The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has come out in support of the recent request by the South African Department of Energy for NERSA (National energy Regulator of South Africa) to licence renewable energy businesses to generate power and feed it into the national grid.
  • South Africa committed to clean energy: Jeff Radebe 15/05/2019South Africa committed to clean energy: Jeff Radebe
    Speaking in a keynote address on the first day of the 19th edition of the African Utility Week conference and exhibition event, South Africa minister of energy Jeff Radebe reiterated that the country remains committed to renewable energy. He, however, was also quick to point out that South Africa is not yet ready to abandon ...