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Boulders Solar PV

Redefine’s sustainability efforts win gold at SAFMA 2018 for solar PV technology implementation

JSE-listed diversified real estate investment trust Redefine Properties’ (JSE: RDF) strategy on solar energy is delivering cost efficiencies across the business and improving performance on key sustainability metrics. Redefine’s total installed solar photovoltaic (PV) fleet will produce approximately 35,754,600 kWh (kilowatt hour) of solar power per annum when fully operational. (more…)

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Thomas Duve, Director Southern Africa and Regional Funds KfW Development Bank - and John Lentaigne, Chief Underwriting Officer, ATI

Germany backs renewable energy projects in Africa with the launch of RLSF – an innovative liquidity facility managed by ATI

KfW, the German Development Bank, and the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) announced, on the side lines of the annual Africa Investment Exchange: Power and Renewables Meeting, a new instrument to support renewable energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa that targets small- and mid-scale (up to 50 MW) green power renewable energy projects.

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Solar energy

Banking on sunshine: solar switch flipped at Wesbank and FNB Fairland campus

The switch has been flipped on a world-class solar panel installation at the WesBank and FNB Campus in Fairland, north of Johannesburg. Just 12 months after construction began on the large-scale renewable energy project, the 150,000 square metre Fairland Campus now supplements its electrical requirements using sunshine – helping the Bank reduce its carbon footprint […]

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Loeriesfontein Wind Farm under construction

Loeriesfontein Wind Farm achieves momentous health and safety milestone

Loeriesfontein Wind Farm announced that it has achieved over a million hours without a single lost-time-incident as at 31 October 2016, which is a health and safety highlight in this renewable energy project’s construction programme. It is one of the country’s largest wind farms, and considering the sheer scale of the project, the multiple level […]

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Renewable energy sector keeps the power on

While the headlines are filled with nuclear power proposals, the renewable energy sector is quietly forging ahead and generating growth. Total investments since the Department of Energy (DOE) embarked on its alternative energy sector drive in 2012 now stand at more than R200-billion. (more…)

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Kaxu The whole blue sky

KaXu: The clear blue sky

A 100MW solar plant has been officially opened in the Northern Cape, capable of providing clean and sustainable power to approximately 80 000 homes in South Africa. This innovative solar power plant, made possible by the dynamic partnership between Abengoa and state-owned financier, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), together with KaXu Community Trust. It will boost […]

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