Green developers look to other provinces as Northern Cape's power grid runs out of capacity
27 August 2021
The Northern Cape province of South Africa is reaching its limit of transmission capacity, meaning that no further renewable energy generation projects will be connected to the region’s grid.
South Africa sees increased renewable energy use
5 August 2021
Despite coal-powered electricity generation still dominating South Africa’s energy supply, renewable energy installations are increasing in the country.
Royal Bafokeng Platinum plans to equip its Rustenburg platinum mine with a 30MW solar power plant
10 August 2021
South African mining company Royal Bafokeng Platinum is currently in the process of studying the feasibility for a 30 MW solar PV installation at its mining operation in Rustenberg.
Eskom seeks R140 billion to shift to renewable energy
30 June 2021
Eskom, Africa’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases at around 213 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent per year, is proposing a R140 billion plan that would see 35 000MW of coal-fired power generation replaced with renewable energy by 2050.