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Time to end silence on renewables misinformation – SAPVIA chair

The new chairperson of the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) says the organisation will become more assertive in outlining the benefits of solar for South Africa and in correcti...Read More

BUIDLING LOCAL SUPPLY CHAINS AND SUPPORTING THE SPIRIT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Vuyiswa Lucas, owner of Sebenza Projects, a fledgling SMME in De Aar, has set up business in her home town, with the vision to become the preferred supplier for school clothes in the Pixley Ka Seme Di...Read More

CHOOSING A SUITABLE FINANCE MODEL FOR A PV SYSTEM

A Solar Photovoltaic (PV) system can save homeowners and small businesses up to a third of their electricity costs. They are also VAT deductible and qualify for a 12b tax benefit, which can result in ...Read More

SUPPORT FOR TSALA YA BANA DAY CARE CENTRE IN HONOUR OF MANDELA DAY 2019

In celebration of Mandela Day 2019, Droogfontein Solar Power’s operations team chose to spend their ’67 minutes’ at Tsala Ya Bana Day Care, in Galeshewe, Kimberley. The small day care centre, which lo...Read More

FINANCE SOLUTIONS FOR PV SYSTEMS

Demand and technological advances have, amongst others, attributed to the significant decrease in Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems costs over the years. Factors such as increased property value, munici...Read More

SOLAR: THE SOLUTION FOR BUSINESSES

INCREASED demand and technological advances have attributed to the significant decrease in Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems costs over the years. A Solar PV system can save small to medium businesses u...Read More

DEVELOPING TRENDS TO BOOST SECTOR

The last year was a formidable one for the Renewable Energy sector with over 165 gigawatts of power production recorded globally. The industry seems poised for steady growth. Here is a glance at some ...Read More

SAREC AND THE RENEWABLE ENERGY COMMUNITY WELCOMES THE APPOINTMENT OF MINISTER GWEDE MANTASHE AND HIS DEPUTY MINISTER BAVELILE HLONGWA TO THE NEWLY COMBINED DEPARTMENT OF MINERAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY

The South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) and all its associate members congratulates the newly appointed Minister Mantashe and Deputy Minister Hlongwa to the combined Department of Minerals ...Read More

EXTRA HELP IN MATHS IS NEEDED AT A YOUNG AGE TO ENSURE MASTERY

May 2019, De Aar, Northern Cape It may be common knowledge that South African learners are amongst the world’s lowest performers when it comes to maths and that as learners move through the senior pha...Read More

Court date set for Cape Metro’s bid to buy power directly from IPPs

The City of Cape Town on Tuesday welcomed the high court in Pretoria setting a date for its petition to buy electricity directly from independent power producers (IPPs). The City wants the Energy Mini...Read More

Great strides for renewable energy with Green Bonds

Good news for the SA renewable energy sector as investors acquire bonds on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Green Bonds segment. Recently, Nedbank listed a Renewable Energy Bond on the bourse and...Read More

SAPVIA WELCOMES LICENCING OF SSEG PROJECTS

ENERGY Minister Jeff Radebe’s instruction to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) to commence with the licencing of small-scale embedded generation (SSEG) projects will facilita...Read More

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