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  • Posted at June 26, 2017 | Categories : News,Resources
  • Sarah Baartman Honeybee Trust

      Watch this video to see how Rodney Prins, one of the beekeepers and Trustees of the Sarah Baartman Honeybee Trust, is able to pursue his passion for running, as well as providing himself and his family with a reliable income, thanks to the creation of this Sarah Baartman Honeybee Trust, which is funded by Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm. Rodney will be participating in the ASA National Half-Marathon Championships taking place in Port Elizabeth on 24 June.

    Posted at June 19, 2017 | Categories : Videos
  • 2017 Renewable Global Status Report

    The 2017 edition of the REN21 Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) reveals a global energy transition well under way, with record new additions of installed renewable energy capacity, rapidly falling costs, particularly for solar PV and wind power, and the decoupling of economic growth and energy-related carbon dioxide emissions for the third year running. Click here for more information.

    Posted at June 8, 2017 | Categories : Resources
  • Posted at May 26, 2017 | Categories : Videos
  • Posted at May 22, 2017 | Categories : Resources
  • SAREC COMMENTS ON COAL-FIRED PLANTS DECOMMISSIONING AND MANAGING JOB LOSSES

    The South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) comments on Eskom ‘reconsidering’ the closure of four coal fired plants in Mpumalanga. It is a widely known and accepted fact that all coal power stations will eventually close. But not because of renewable power. In fact, Eskom has had a plan to close its coal plants since they were first commissioned. “Coal plants have a limited life, as do the mines that feed them. Eskom’s generation license requires these ...

    Posted at May 18, 2017 | Categories : News
  • NERSA TO FORMALLY INVESTIGATE ESKOMS REFUSAL TO SIGN PPA’S

    The National Energy Regulator’s electricity sub-committee has responded to a complaint issued by the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), indicating that it has launched a formal investigation into Eskom’s conduct. This follows a preliminary investigation, which found that there was sufficient grounds to warrant further action. "We have had confirmation from NERSA that an expedited investigation into whether Eskom is in contravention of its licence, has now commenced. We await the timeline associated with this ...

    Posted at May 11, 2017 | Categories : News
  • Paleisheuwel solar plant near Citrusdal – Resilience Network Programme

    Paleisheuwel solar plant, in Citrusdal, is investing in the youth of today for a better tomorrow.

    Posted at May 3, 2017 | Categories : Videos
  • Posted at April 24, 2017 | Categories : Videos
  • West Coast 1 Wind Farm

    Learn more about how SA's renewable energy power plants are acting to catalyse socio-economic development in smaller towns and remote areas. Here is an example involving the West Coast 1 wind farm near Vredenburg on the Cape West Coast

    Posted at April 21, 2017 | Categories : Videos
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