July 2018

SA WIND INDUSTRY CALLS FOR STANDARDISED METRIC TO ASSESS ENERGY SECTOR EMPLOYMENT

The Global power sector is undergoing a complex structural transition away from a model of regulated, monopolistic, centralized and coal-based electricity supply.  To fully understand the impact and opportunities of this power sector transition for South Africa and what the employment implications of future scenarios could be, standardised employment metrics and methodologies should be used across all energy technologies.  Such understanding can then usefully inform the planning choices that need to be made in the short term.READ MORE

Chatham House dinner and the SAWEA Think-in symposium

Chatham House dinner

SAWEA Think-in symposium

Noupoort High School learners are starting to breach the maths gap

June 2018, Noupoort

It is a well-known fact that South Africa has a mathematics teaching and learning crisis and while the debate continues between lowering the pass rates or making pupils repeat a year, the issue remains that schools and society need to address the education standards, to help future generations be better prepared to contribute to the economy and reduce the levels of poverty.READ MORE

Cookhouse Wind Farm Boosts Primary Healthcare

Cookhouse Wind Farm has announced the appointment of new healthcare workers, who will be assisting in the operation of the Department of Health’s mobile clinic, in a public-private partnership that aims to support and strengthen Primary Healthcare in the farming communities of Bedford and Adelaide.READ MORE