SAWEA announces new board to lead wind sector’s role in SA’s energy landscape

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has announced its new Board of Governance, following its 11th Annual General Meeting held in Cape Town, 27 January 2023. As the country accelerates its energy transition and pushes for energy security, the men and women who hold positions on this board will be charged with steering and advocating for wind.

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Taking a look at the importance of sustainable energy solutions for developments

Having access to alternative essential resources such as electricity and water has become almost quintessential for residential offerings in the wake of the persistent infrastructural challenges faced by South Africa’s power utility supplier.

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SA’s biggest-ever digital billboard is coming – and it’s solar

Epic Outdoor will unveil a solar-powered mega-format DOOH screen on Johannesburg’s N1 Highway in early 2023.

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Touws River Commercial Hydroponic Farm

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Globeleq concludes restructuring of Limpopo solar plant financing

Globeleq, the leading independent power company in Africa, has completed a $71 million (ZAR1.2 billion) senior debt restructuring of its 31 MW Soutpan Solar Power (Pty) Ltd (“Soutpan”) plant in Limpopo Province, one of the first solar power plants built under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement programme. 

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Made for each other: Solar plus storage will future-proof our energy supply

Tackling the energy crisis and delivering sustainable energy for all will only be achieved if we harness the power of hybrid solar plus storage solutions. That’s the message from organisers of the second annual Solar Power Africa conference.

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Innovating under the African sun to deliver a solar solution to the energy crisis

The second annual Solar Power Africa conference is set to engage on innovative, practical and tangible steps essential to deliver increased solar PV capacity to meet the country’s energy needs.

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Capacity building of EPC Practitioners for KwaZulu-Natal to become leaders in industry as solution providers

During the launch of the EPC Practitioner Skills Programme in KwaZulu-Natal at the Durban University of Technology Steve Biko Campus, CEO of the Energy Water SETA (EWSETA), Ms. Mpho Mookapele, had a powerful message during her welcoming address relating to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) in Africa, and emphasised finding solutions to some of the common challenges faced in embedding ESG practices in all aspects of Energy Efficiency.

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Translocation of eagle nests

South Africa is facing an energy crisis. The rush for getting renewable energy projects off the ground is ever-increasing and brings with it the need for new transmission infrastructure and upgrading existing infrastructure.

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Understanding the future of retail in a data-driven world

Retail success in a highly interconnected, data-driven world requires a balance of multiple dimensions, including providing value to customers at the right time and in the right place, while also reducing friction, and increasing engagement. This is according to some of the findings in the ‘Future of retail’ e-book that contains insights from retail and consumer packaged goods experts recently published by global analytics leader SAS.

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