Tag: South Africa

Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

South Africa Looking at Nuclear Power to Solve Load-Shedding Crisis

December 12, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

South African officials, faced with continued power outages that are hurting the country’s economy, are turning to nuclear power in an effort to support a more reliable supply of electricity. The country has experienced intermittent blackouts, part of a process […]

News and Policies, World

This Picture Really Shows The Extent of South Africa’s Electricity Crisis

January 5, 2023

Via: CleanTechnica

A number of Southern African countries are in the midst of a devastating electricity crisis. Zimbabweans have been subjected to daily power cuts of up to 20 hours a day. In Zambia, load-shedding has just been increased to 12 hours […]

Electric, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, World

Energy minister says South Africa will commit to more renewable power

February 26, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

South Africa plans to expand use of renewable power as the coal-dependent nation expects traditional, centralized generation plants to “disappear,” Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said. Renewable power from independent producers currently accounts for 3,776 megawatts, less than 5 percent of […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Renewables Predicted to Grab Bigger Share of South Africa Energy Mix

September 12, 2018

Via: Renewable Energy News

South Africa is set for a dramatic shift in its energy mix in the coming years thanks to the government’s decision to restructure its energy output. That’s the verdict of analysts at consultancy GlobalData, who predict that the share of […]

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

South Africa Open Again for Renewables After Auction Turmoil

July 5, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Lawmakers are aiming to get South Africa’s once-buoyant renewable energy market back on track with a new bid window for 1.8 gigawatts of capacity. The bid window, South Africa’s fifth, is due to kick off in November and could be […]