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News & Analysis Coal-fired power station

Early planning, local economic diversification and participatory planning to empower communities are critical for a Just Transition, says the PCC.

Explainer Coal mining operations and machinery, Lesotho

Even using the cleanest technology available, coal’s severe environmental, health and climate consequences remain unavoidable.

News & Analysis Pollution and emissions from coal plant

Delaying coal plant decommissioning is projected to lead to 15,300 excess air pollution-related deaths and cost R345 billion, finds CREA analysis.

News & Analysis Smog over Cape Town cityscape

South Africa’s heavy coal dependence is driving a climate and health crisis — tackling both together will reap huge benefits for people and the economy.

Explainer Row of light bulbs

Nersa is proposing a new electricity pricing structure to reflect South Africa’s evolving and diversifying energy market.

News & Analysis Cityscape of Johannesburg

Authorities confirm methane gas caused last month’s explosion in Johannesburg city, which killed one person and injured several others.

News & Analysis

“The era of global boiling has arrived”, said UN chief António Guterres, and leaders must take drastic and immediate action to limit climate catastrophe.

News & Analysis

Where governments and corporates are failing to take adequate climate action, a new report details the growing trends in litigation against them.


When evaluating #RiskPerception, should private investors be worried about Africa’s #investment climate? @WangariTango and Senyo Ador explain why Africa is open for business when it comes to #GreenEnergy investments.

Energy storage would ease South Africa’s electricity crisis and reduce load shedding, says @IISD_Energy in new report.

#loadshedding #batteries #bess #EnergyStorage

🔌 Scheduled power cuts—or load shedding—have spiked in #SouthAfrica because power plants cannot always cover demand.

Learn how #energy storage🔋 can address challenges facing the power system.

🚨 NEW @IISD_News report 👉