South Africa

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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Four Renewable Energy Companies Show The Way in Cape Town

South Africa’s Cape Town’s clean energy ambition needs an overhaul and according to South Africa outlet, these 4 companies are one to watch out for. South Africa’s famous city, Cape Town has set an ambitious goal of having renewable power account for 20% of its energy mix by 2020, which a number of companies will […]

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Africa’s First Commercial Floating Solar Farm Commissioned

The plant, besides generating enough electricity to take the farm nearly off the grid will also reduce its carbon emissions by half. New Southern Energy, a leading South African-based, full-service renewable energy provider for distributed energy projects throughout Africa, has installed the continents first commercially operated floating solar PV power plant at the Marlenique fruit […]

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Engie Commissions Kathu CSP Plant in South Africa

The park is expected to operate for 30 years, with a 100 MW capacity delivering an estimated 390 GWh of electricity every year. French energy and services group, ENGIE has achieved commercial operation of its 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in the Northern Cape, South Africa. The solar plant, which is one of […]

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Juwi Energies secures business for EPC of 250 MW Solar Parks in S.Africa

The USD 206 million contracts include the 86-MW Waterloo and the 78-MW Bokamoso solar plants, both to be located in North West Province, as well as the 86-MW Droogfontein 2 PV farm in the Northern Cape. Leading renewable energy development services provider, Juwi Energies has bagged contracts for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) and Operations and […]

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India’s Green Good Deeds gets global recognition; to be in BRICS Ministerial agenda in Brazil, Russia

Dr Harsh Vardhan at the ongoing 4th BRICS Environment Ministerial in Durban, South Africa had urged the BRICS nations to jointly help in development of a social movement to fight for the protection and conservation of environment. Green Good Deeds, the societal movement launched by Environment, Forest & Climate Change Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to […]

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India to See Job Surge in Solar, Wind Energy Sector: Report

“The potential for employment creation is conditional on the domestic capacity of solar module manufacturing and the establishment of vocational training programmes and certification schemes,” the report added. Over 300,000 workers to be employed in solar, wind energy sectors in India: Report In India the employment generation in solar industry will see a boom in […]

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SA Signs Renewable Energy Deals with IPP

The signing of PPAs for the 27 mostly solar and wind projects were held up for more than two years under ousted President Jacob Zuma, who favoured a plan to build additional nuclear power plants. In the first major investment contract under President Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa has signed the long-delayed renewable energy contracts worth […]

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Jinkosolar Launches Follow-on Offering of 3.6 Million American Depositary Shares

JinkoSolar is a global leader in the solar industry. The company distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan and other regions. Jinko Solar, a global leader in the solar PV industry, announced the commencement of the follow-on offering of 3,6m […]

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