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Investing in energy storage can quickly address load shedding and lay the foundations for a cleaner, more secure power system, said the IISD.
Energy storage such as grid batteries and pumped hydro can address the electricity crisis and ease load-shedding, according to the new study.
A survey of South Africa’s renewable energy pipeline shows 66 GW of wind and solar projects are at various stages of development.
The three gas-to-power ships will “cost South Africa billions of rand and be loaded onto your electricity bill”, argues OUTA.
Delaying coal plant decommissioning is projected to lead to 15,300 excess air pollution-related deaths and cost R345 billion, finds CREA analysis.
Authorities confirm methane gas caused last month’s explosion in Johannesburg city, which killed one person and injured several others.
Strategy documents from one of the world’s largest fossil gas lobby reveal the industry’s campaigns to lock in fossil gas and stall progression to net zero worldwide. Analysis of the documents, published by the think tank InfluenceMap, shows the International Gas Union (IGU) has sought to redefine the role of gas in the face of growing […]
New analysis reveals how industry lobbying is successfully obstructing progress to net zero and the associated socio-economic benefits.
Investors can no longer afford to ignore the threat of climate change. The window to position their portfolios accordingly “may be shrinking”, says BlackRock, the largest money manager in the world.
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.
“The era of global boiling has arrived”, said UN chief António Guterres, and leaders must take drastic and immediate action to limit climate catastrophe.
The law to allow an Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) will come into operation in April 2024, raising questions on the further 12 months of delay.
Halving emissions this decade is crucial, yet relying on coal and gas will add fuel to the fire of climate change.
Where governments and corporates are failing to take adequate climate action, a new report details the growing trends in litigation against them.
The Pretoria High Court has granted leave to appeal the Deadly Air judgement regarding toxic air pollution in the Highveld Priority Area.
Amid the spiralling impacts of climate change, South Africa has declared a national state of disaster as the country suffers more deadly floods.
The IEA says that clean energy investment in emerging and developing economies must grow to USD $2.8 trillion annually by the early 2030s.
The EU is firmly on its clean energy transition, with renewables and green technologies at the front and centre of new economic partnerships.
Spain is investing in South Africa’s green transition to develop renewable energy, electric vehicles and water projects.
A new climate justice documentary follows activists across Southern Africa fighting against the fossil fuel giants that threaten their communities.