South Africa to increase green energy capacity

South Africa's national power utility recently announced stage two loads shedding which resulted in rolling blackouts across all of the country's major metros this past week. South Africa's government has sited renewable energy as key to combating the energy shortage in partnership with the private sector under the independent power producers programme. Currently less than one percent of South Africa's power is derived from renewables but going forward the government plans to significantly increase the country's green energy capacity. CNBC Africa's Thomas Maree reports.

Blooming renewables in South Africa

This is  a short video with the author, Dr Agathe Maupin, on the 20th annual Conference of Parties of the Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP20), in Lima, Peru.

National Climate Change Response Dialogue Conference

Various stakeholders have taken part in the National Climate Change Response Dialogue Conference. Dr Velaphi Msimang from Mistra, Tsakani Mthombeni from TIA and Johan Van Den Berg from SAWEA are interviewed.