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Google invests in SA renewable energy

US funding for SA solar project secured

US firm SunEdison has secured R1.8-billion ($185-million) in development finance for the 60 MW Boshof Solar Park project in the Free State province - the first project in the country's renewable energy programme that will be fitted with photovoltaic modules manufactured in South Africa.
Bank opens Africa's first 'green' outlet

Bank opens Africa’s first ‘green’ outlet

Nedbank has opened the continent's first bank that runs entirely on renewable energy. Its innovative hybrid system uses solar and wind energy, enabling the bank to not only save electricity but even offset its consumption by feeding electricity back to the national grid.
Toyota looks toward solar energy

UK solar firm in South African JV

UK-based solar solutions provider Solarcentury and local partner Momentous Energy have launched a joint venture based in Johannesburg that aims to capitalise on the growing alternative energy market in the southern African region.

Solar energy drives Tembisa school forward

Phomolong Secondary School in Tembisa, Gauteng has become the first school in South Africa to benefit from Samsung's Solar Power Generator. The school will now be able to spend more on books and supplies.

Toyota looks toward solar energy

Gauteng plans R11bn solar panel rollout

South Africa's Gauteng province plans to spend R11-billion installing solar panels on all its state-owned buildings, and also has "ambitious plans" to invest in natural gas infrastructure in the province, says Gauteng Infrastructure Development MEC Qedani Mahlangu.
Swiss firm to build solar plants in SA

Suntech, Siemens in SA solar projects

China's Suntech Power Holdings, one of the world's largest producers of solar panels, has announced that it will supply approximately 100 megawatts of solar panels for two projects that are being developed, built and operated in South Africa.

Sunlight transforms communities

A South African company has developed a mobile kitchen unit that is making it possible to cook in an environment-responsible and cost-effective way.

Solar park 'in line with energy plan'

US, SA firms in $586m solar investment

A consortium led by US firm SolarReserve has secured $586-million (R5.15-billion) in financing for two 75 MW solar photovoltaic projects that will spur economic development and create jobs while contributing to South Africa's renewable energy goals.
Spanish firm starts on SA solar projects

Spanish firm starts on SA solar projects

Spanish group Abengoa has begun construction on two solar power projects in the Northern Cape, following the signing of agreements between the government and independent power producers signalling the start of South Africa's first large-scale renewable energy projects.

Light shines for Team Emulsified

With their solar lamp prototype, four pupils from a Johannesburg school have won an international contest for innovative inventions that help disadvantaged communities.

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