energy

Industry speculation has been rife that the revised RFP expected ahead of the third round of bidding will contain significant changes to the economic development and local content criteria. Last week, successful first round bidders met with the DOE to discuss progress made by and challenges faced during the construction phase. This process highlighted the complexity around understanding and complying with economic development criteria as well as that of managing the local community trusts. 

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The Centre for Chinese Studies co-hosted the 2013 China / Southern Africa Roundtable Dialogue on Renewable Energy in partnership with WWF RSA and the Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies. 

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The Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies (CRSES) at Stellenbosch University will present a five-day training workshop in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies at Skilpadvlei, close to Stellenbosch. 

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On 21 December 2012, the Department of Energy announced that Bid Window 3 would be postponed until 19 August 2013.

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Check out the latest press release from SolarPlaza

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The Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) is leading a project– called ‘My Green Home’- to show the positive impact one family can have by living a more energy efficient and environmentally conscious lifestyle. This will be the journey of a real family who change their home to help change the world.

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The US Trade and Development Agency awarded the Green Cape Sector Development Agency, a subsidiary of the provincial Transport and Public Works Department, more than R5-million to evaluate the technical and financial feasibility of a large-scale solar rooftop project. 

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