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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...
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Renewable energy a dim prospect

SOUTH Africa needs cheap and reliable energy, no one could dispute that. But renewable energy is neither. As a wandering albatross that clattered onto my balcony this week told me, it is actually making e-tolls on Gauteng’s freeways look positively...

AECOM cements African infrastructure agenda

BKS joins AECOM As of 1 November 2012, BKS will be rebranded as AECOM, having announced  31 October 2012 that it has joined AECOM. The conclusion of the merger is pursuant to having received merger approval from the Competition Commission on 9...

Wind overtakes coal-fired power as cheapest

Roger Price, the chief executive officer of Windlab, says that with the electricity price of 97 cents per kWh for Eskom’s new coal-fired power stations, wind has become the cheapest form of electricity generation, with an average price of 89 cents...