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AfriSam leads in energy efficiency

Leading construction materials group, AfriSam, has become the first construction materials company to sign the 49M pledge. This step signifies the company’s commitment to the global agenda for energy efficiency and to play a proactive role in...

Investors back South Africa’s green plans

The idea that renewable energy could ultimately be more cost-efficient than conventional energy is gaining momentum. South Africa’s call to global investors to assist its renewable energy programme – which is trailing the rest of the...

Eskom to own South Africa’s nuclear energy dream

New tariff hikes are on the cards as Cabinet has named Eskom as the owner and operator of planned nuclear power stations. Cabinet has named state power utility Eskom, the owner and operator of the six nuclear power stations, that state plans to...
renewable energy

Renewable energy under the REIPPP at 1 400 MW

The government has signed the first round of agreements with independent power producers that will see an initial 1 400 megawatts of renewable energy being added to South Africa’s energy mix, while bringing an estimated R47billion in new...