South Africa

Scatec Solar Commissions 2nd Unit in 258 MW Solar Complex in South Africa

Scatec Solar has started early commercial operation for another 86 MW, the second of three, of the 258 MW solar power complex in Upington, South Africa. Scatec Solar and partners have grid-connected and started early commercial operation for another 86 MW unit, the second of three, of the 258 MW solar power complex in Upington, […]

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South Africa to Turn to Renewable Energy Amid Power Cuts

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has said that the coal-dependent country will soon turn to renewable energy as one way to help ease power cuts South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has said that the coal-dependent country will soon turn to renewable energy as one way to help ease power cuts that have “severely set back” efforts to rebuild the […]

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Cenfura, C4D to Tokenise Renewable Assets in South Africa

Cenfura and C4D will tokenise microgrid assets in South Africa, the partnership will construct and operate solar and battery storage-based microgrid assets Cenfura has entered into an agreement with C4D to tokenise microgrid assets in South Africa. The partnership will construct and operate the solar PV and battery storage-based microgrid assets in 6,500 gated communities across South […]

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Enel Begins Work on 280 MW Wind Facility in South Africa

Enel has started construction in South Africa of its Karusa and Soetwater wind farms, with an installed capacity of 140 MW each. Enel, through its renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power RSA, has started construction in South Africa of its Karusa and Soetwater wind farms, with an installed capacity of 140 MW each. The plants, which […]

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Top 5 Fastest-Growing Solar Markets in Africa

The year 2018 was exceptionally good for Africa and 5 African markets drove the continent’s solar energy market. Last Year Africa showed good progress in its solar market growth which was primarily driven by five countries: Egypt, South Africa, Kenya, Namibia, and Ghana. The continent’s solar assets experienced a growth of over 1.8 GW in new solar […]

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UKCI to Invest £14 mn on 250 MW Wind Projects in South Africa

UKCI has announced an approximate £14 million agreement with H1 Holdings to support the development of 250 MW of wind energy projects across South Africa. The UK Climate Investments (UKCI) has announced an approximate £14 million (R253 million) agreement with H1 Holdings to support the development of 250 MW of wind energy projects across South […]

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Diageo Commits to a Renewable Future in Africa

Diageo will invest GBP 180 million in renewable energy resources across its sites in Africa to ensure that it breweries are carbon and water-efficient British multinational alcoholic beverages company, Diageo has announced that it will invest GBP 180 million in renewable energy resources across its sites in Africa to ensure that it breweries are the […]

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Vestas Selected as EPC Service Provider For South African Wind Project

Vestas has developed a full EPC solution for the 35 MW Wesley wind project located at the Eastern Cape. Leveraging its extensive project management experience and product expertise, Denmark-based wind energy major, Vestas has developed a full engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solution for the 35 MW Wesley wind project located at the Eastern Cape. […]

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Enel Begins Construction on 140 MW Wind Farm in South Africa

The Oyster Bay wind farm is located in the Eastern Cape province and is expected to generate around 568 GWh annually once fully operational, due in the second quarter of 2021 Enel, through its renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power RSA, has begun construction of its Oyster Bay wind farm in the Kouga Local Municipality, in […]

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