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1011, 2016

Revealed: The CSIR’s outlook for South Africa’s future electricity mix

By | November 10th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

BY : CHRIS YELLAND  SOUTH AFRICA 03 NOV 2016 11:38 (SOUTH AFRICA) In the absence of an update to the outdated national Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity, IRP2010-2030, the CSIR Energy Centre has presented its [...]

2309, 2016

Solar PV poised to boom in Africa thanks to declining costs

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

New IRENA report: Solar PV poised to boom in Africa thanks to declining costs Solar Africa From the report: Cumulative solar PV capacity in Africa, IRENA.  The business case for solar photovoltaics (PV) in [...]

2308, 2016

Wind, solar can supply bulk of South Africa’s power at least cost, CSIR model shows

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Wind, solar can supply bulk of South Africa’s power at least cost, CSIR model shows Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz of the CSIR The dramatic fall in the cost of supplying power from wind and [...]

2107, 2016

Eskom cuts off private power

By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eskom cuts off private power THE future of the government’s independent power producers’ programme, which has been lauded as a global success, is uncertain following an Eskom board decision that it will not sign any [...]