December 2019

Coal is destroying South Africa. Renewables are the future

Eskom is too big to fail. The fate of the power utility and the fate of this country are one and the same. And right now plans to rescue Eskom lie in doubling down on its coal-fired power plants, on a fleet that can — on a day without load-shedding — only provide about 70% of its own capacity.READ MORE

Please follow and like us:
error

Wind power as an alternative source of energy

THE VOICE OF THE CAPE  |  DRIVETIME

As we wade deeper into the Eskom crisis, energy experts continue to push more alternative forms of power supply. One of the areas of interest that has come up is wind power and how that can meet the demands of electricity supply in South Africa. Joining us on the show this afternoon is Ntombi-futhi Ntuli, CEO of the South African Wind Energy Association

Please follow and like us:
error

WIND INDUSTRY CAN RELEASE ADDITIONAL POWER INTO THE GRID NOW

As the country’s plunged into unprecedented Stage 6 power cuts for the first time, implemented from 18:00 on Monday 11 December, the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) calls for immediate release of available wind power into the national grid.READ MORE

Please follow and like us:
error

COMMUNITY SAFE PARK LAUNCHED TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE CHILDREN IN LOERIESFONTEIN

As South Africa embarked on the observance of World Aids Day on 1 December, Loeriesfontein’s community safe park announced that its programme will align with the 2019 theme of World Aids Day, “Communities make a difference”, taking on the call for communities to unite towards the goal of creating an informed and prepared generation.READ MORE

Please follow and like us:
error
RSS
Follow by Email
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn