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The business benefits of renewable energy

The National Development Plan calls for the procurement of at least 20 000 MW of renewable electricity by 2030. Not only will a modest switch to renewable power mean a big step towards achieving this, but it could also be very good for business....
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Imagine SA powered 100% by renewable energy

Eskom is expected to close four power stations with 8 800 MW of installed capacity over the next 10 years, which will cost 30 000 direct jobs and have a multiplier effect of potential loss of 70 000 indirect jobs mainly in the transport and storage...
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How SA businesses can secure their power supply

Electricity tariffs have recently been increased by around 14%, and the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has approved further above inflation hikes for the next three financial years. This means that operating costs for all...
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New technologies ease SA into a low-carbon future

Power shortages and a transition to a lower-carbon future, in line with South Africa’s Paris Agreement commitments, will require the country to harness new technologies. Energy storage, which will be a critical element of a modern power system,...

Renewables key for a climate-safe future

Scaling-up renewable energy combined with electrification could deliver more than three quarters of the energy-related emission reductions needed to meet global climate goals. According to the latest edition of the International Renewable Energy...
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Eskom secures $180m loan for renewables

Eskom has signed a USD 180 million loan agreement with the New Development Bank (NDB) to expand South Africa’s renewable energy efforts. The loan agreement for the Renewable Energy Integration and Transmission Augmentation Project will be used to...