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.
Running an electric car saves money long term, and it also means being less vulnerable to temporary price spikes and shortages of petrol and diesel.
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.
Experts say that hydrogen is one answer to South Africa’s greenhouse gas emissions problem.
South Africa’s Low Emission Development Strategy 2050 is the country’s most recent emissions reductions plan.
South Africa suffers from crippling power outages, locally known as load shedding. In the first three months of 2021, load shedding occurred for 650 hours.
The Independent Power Producers (IPP) procurement programme is part of the South African government’s answer to its energy generation shortage.
The South African government’s commitment to fast-track water use licence applications is good news for independent power producers, a law firm says.