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SA to roll-out solar panel project

Pretoria - The Gauteng Provincial Government is to spend R11 billion for a large scale roll-out of solar panels on all state-owned buildings across the province. … [Read more...]

New Desertec initiative stalls

An ambitious plan to provide 15% of Europe's power needs from solar plants in North Africa has run into trouble. … [Read more...]

Renewable energy to make up 42% of new electricity

Cape Town - A total of 42 percent of all new electricity generation will be expected to come from renewable energy over the next 20 years, with the approval of the Department of Energy's Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2010 plan, said the Director General of Energy Nelisiwe Magubane today. This is GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]