Month: September 2011

SAPVIA, SAWEA and SASTELA to meet with the DAFF

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) and the South African Solar Thermal and Electricity Association (SASTELA), consisting c...Read More

Solar manufacturing dilemma: Location, Location, Location

Renewable Energy World Online 29 September 2011: SAN FRANCISCO — Must solar innovation and manufacturing take place in the same region? That was a question posed by a moderator at a clean power ...Read More

PV Installations To Soar in Second Half of 2011

Renewable Energy World Online 22 September 2011: Key solar photovoltaic (PV) markets are poised to pick up substantially over the rest of the year, finds a new report from IMS Research. LONDON —...Read More

IBC Solar and Lapp Group implement solar project for Coca-Cola water bottling plant

PV Magazine Online 20 September 2011: Coca-Cola is utilizing green solar power in its Valpré plant at Heidelberg in South Africa. At the site of a newly constructed water bottling plant, a photovoltai...Read More

Eskom, AfDB sign $365 million renewable energy loans

Reuters Africa Online 26 September 2011: JOHANNESBURG, Sept 26 (Reuters) – South African power utility Eskom signed two loan agreements worth a total of $365 million with the African Development...Read More

Crunch time for SA energy bidders

Business Day Online 26 September 2011: Industry experts say there is sufficient interest in the programme, renewable energy groups are now open for business in SA. HOPEFUL bidders in the independent p...Read More

10 Reasons Renewable Energy May Beat the Projections

Renewable Energy World Online 21 September 2011: Five percent? That’s the EIA’s projected global increase in renewable energy generation by the year 2035. You’d think that nearly 30 ...Read More

National Energy Act, 2008 Regulations on the allowance for energy efficiency savings: request for public comment

The Department of Energy recently released for public comment the National Energy Act, 2008: Regulations on the allowance for energy efficiency savings: Government Gazette no. 34596. Pages 32-38 of th...Read More

Solar and Wind Power: Localisation and Industry Development Strategy

At the recent SunPower Technology Day held on the 15th of September 2011, the Department of Trade and Industry delivered a presentation titled: ‘Solar and Wind Power: Localisation and Industry D...Read More

The Green Economy Accord: Industries Role in Delivering on Socio-Economic and Energy Sector Transformation

SAPVIA’s spokesperson, Davin Chown, recently delivered a presentation titled ‘The Green Accord: Industries Role in delivering on Socio-Economic and Energy Sector Transformation’ at t...Read More

Google Discloses Carbon Footprint, Renewable Energy Goals

Renewable Energy World Online 8 September 2011: Google has been playing an interesting role in renewable energy development, and not only because it has invested more than $780 million in renewable en...Read More

SAPVIA Networking Event: Presentations

SAPVIA held it’s first networking event on Thursday the 8th of September in Cape Town at the trendy Upper Eastside Hotel. Rainer Nowak, renewable energy specialist at Webber Wentzel presented on...Read More

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