Solar PV: Related news and events


GreenCape has published a new industry brief for industrial and commercial businesses who would like to benefit from grid-connected solar PV systems (or other renewable energy systems) of less than 1MW. Read more


The City of Cape Town is urging all small-scale embedded generation (SSEG) owners to register their systems. Read more


GreenCape's Energy Programme has been honoured by being chosen as a finalist for the Vision 2030 awards. Read more


SA Energy Storage 2017 
  26/10/2017     News
A focused conference & exhibition will be held covering policy, regulatory, economic, technology, business & application issues associated with Energy Storage. On 28 & 29 November. Read more


It has been almost a year and a half since the Robben Island Solar Microgrid project was awarded to SOLA Future Energy. Read more


The 5TH Southern African Solar Energy Conference (SASEC 2018) will be held from 25 to 27 June 2018 at the Blue Waters Hotel in Durban, South Africa. This is the first time SASEC will be coming to South Africa’s... Read more


SAREBI Renewable Energy & ENERGY Efficiency Enterprise Development Programme in association with the City of Cape Town have opened Call III for their Enterprise Development programme. Read more


The South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (SARETEC) will be hosting the next round of the PV Installer Assessment on Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 September 2017.    Read more


Solar just became safer with the South African PV industry Association's (SAPVIA) photovoltaic (PV) GreenCard. Read more


Around 7000 delegates are in the Western Cape this week for the 17th annual African Utility Week. Read more


The South African Energy journey finds itself at an exciting juncture. Local utilities have the space to look at sustainable energy solutions that will provide a reliable and secure supply... Read more


MSC Academy (Previously Master Artisan Academy South Africa) will be hosting another PV Installer Training sponsored by Enel Green Power. Read more


We are proud to announce the publication of GreenCape’s 2017 market intelligence reports, covering key green economy sectors: Read more


During Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s State of the Province address on 17 February 2017, she highlighted numerous green economy successes.  Some of these have been extracted below and will... Read more


The official tourism, trade and investment promotion agency for the Western Cape, Wesgro, are inviting stakeholders to participate in its Export Advancement Programme. Read more


Municipalities have often expressed concerns about how equitable small scale embedded generation (SSEG) is. As a result, some municipalities have been hesitant to promote the installation of solar PV and other systems.

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The Daily Maverick has done a story on PTiP (Photovoltaic Technology Intellectual Property), a Stellenbosch based company run by Professor Vivian Alberts.

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