Sustainable Energy

World’s largest solar-power water plant

The water desalination experts Rawafid Industrial and Advanced Water Technology (AWT) have built an ultra-modern plant for extracting drinking water on the coast of...

Partnership allows for global solar PV distribution

Sharp says its global reach is unparalleled in terms of solar power. The company has been distributing panels for 60 years, longer than the...

Bank rejects coal in Africa’s renewable future

The African Development Bank has ambitious plans to scrap coal power stations across the continent and switch to renewable energy. Speaking at the United...

Celebrating 20 years of success

First Solar is celebrating two decades since its founding in 1999 and 25 GW DC of photovoltaic (PV) modules shipped, making it the only...

Bank partners with PV association to ensure growth

Standard Bank has formed a strategic partnership with the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) to advance the growth of the solar PV industry...

Public utility orders 31 MW of wind power

Vestas has secured a 31 MW order from Windpark Albertshof, a subsidiary of the public utility Berliner Stadtwerke, for a wind park near Albertshof,...

Updated inverters and optimisers on the cards

SolarEdge is previewing a new version of its 120 kW three-phase inverter with synergy technology which is designed to enable quick and easy installation...

Investment company acquires retailer’s solar sites

Nesa Investment Holdings, a local renewable energy fund which invests in commercial and industrial scale renewable energy systems, recently acquired the portfolio of Makro's...

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Free webinar: The rise of battery storage solutions

The Rise Of Battery Storage Solutions Why and how the impact of global lockdowns is driving this boom Tuesday, 26 May,...
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Industrial UPS for major local petrochemical company

When a major petrochemical producer in Mpumalanga required an industrial UPS solution, the PowerLine DPA 20-120 kVA modular three-phase...

Essentials to meet South Africa’s electricity needs

by Alexander Jan Ham (Pr.Eng.), Eskom (retired) While the government’s draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP2019) is very thorough and makes...

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