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Off Grid Solutions – Solar PV System

2016-10-18T13:56:27+00:00 Thursday, March 5, 2015|Alternative Energy News, off grid solutions, renewable energy, solar photovoltaic|

Historically South Africans have enjoyed unquestionable energy security with Eskom being able to supply reliable electricity to industry and household at a relatively low price. In recent years the cost of electricity has escalated significantly and the ability to supply has been severely compromised for a number reasons including lack of maintenance, political interference, increased [...]

Support For SA’s Renewables Model

2016-10-18T13:56:32+00:00 Thursday, October 4, 2012|Alternative Energy News|

Strong support for SA’s renewables model as first deals are concluded. There was an overwhelmingly positive reaction from developers, investors, financiers and suppliers on Monday, November 5, to the eventual signing of the agreements needed to facilitate the entry of the first large-scale renewable-energy projects into South Africa, some of which should begin producing during [...]

Renewables 21: Global Status Report 2012

2016-10-18T13:56:33+00:00 Thursday, June 14, 2012|Alternative Energy News|

 The sister publications, UNEP’s Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment, and REN21’s Renewables 2012 Global Status Report were launched on 11th June 2012. Against an increasingly rough and tumble competitive landscape, total investment in renewables excluding large hydro last year increased 17% to a record $257 billion, a six-fold increase on the 2004 figure and 94% [...]