Investing in energy storage can quickly address load shedding and lay the foundations for a cleaner, more secure power system, said the IISD.
The programme is the largest on the African continent for the procurement of renewable energy and resource efficiency for public facilities.
The EU is firmly on its clean energy transition, with renewables and green technologies at the front and centre of new economic partnerships.
No wind turbines were connected to South Africa’s grid in 2022, inhibiting progress toward solving load-shedding and fossil fuel price volatility.
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.
Climate finance can empower South Africa to build a greener, healthier future where it costs less to keep the lights on.
While fossil fuel prices soar, solar is the solution to affordable energy security, job creation and sustainable economic growth.
South Africa’s car manufacturing industry can remain a key contributor to the economy if it pivots to electric as soon as possible.
Mpumalanga province is not typically known for wind and solar generation, but there are major advantages to encroaching on coal country.
Our fossil fuel energy system comes at a massive cost. Climate change is causing extreme temperatures, drought and catastrophic flooding.
This phase-down of coal will bring significant changes to South Africa. This makes the need for a just transition away from coal fundamental to ensure no one is left behind.
A drought refers to a period of time when an area experiences lower-than-average precipitation. South Africa faces an increasing risk from drought due to climate change.
Experts say that hydrogen is one answer to South Africa’s greenhouse gas emissions problem.