South Africa

  • South Africa: Solar Thermal Technology Platform Launched in Pretoria

    South Africa: Solar Thermal Technology Platform Launched in Pretoria

    South Africa's electricity network is under constant pressure and blackouts are always looming. The state-owned electricity provider Eskom finally urged its clients in mid-May to cut 10 % off their normal electricity consumption to prevent future outages. The problem hasn’t just been...

  • Energex Africa 2013, Midrand

    The Energex Africa 2013 will take place in Midrand, South Africa from 14 to 16 May 2013. The trade fair will present the achievements and novelties in the field of solar thermal, PV, biomass, wind power, hydro power, and energy efficiency.

  • Interbuild Africa 2014, Johannesburg

    Interbuild Africa will take place from 13 to 16 August 2014 in Johannesburg. The International Building and Construction Exhibition focuses on the latest developments in the extensive building services and construction arena. From affordable housing products to civil engineering equipment, plant...

  • Business Case for a Special Funding Application to NERSA (2008)

    This report by the Sustainable Energy Society Southern Africa (SESSA) presents an indicative business case in support of Eskom's application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) for large-scale residential solar water heating (SWH) installation and...

  • Mass Solar Water Heating Implementation in the Western Cape (2010)

    This document provides a strategic analysis of national and global policies and best practices for SWH market development, resulting in a clear action plan for application by South Africa’s provincial government of Western Cape. The authors, Sustainable Energy Africa, are clear that South Africa...

  • SASSA Low-Pressure Solar Water Heater Programme (2011)

    This presentation describes the Supplier Solar Academy of Sub-Saharan Africa’s planned project to install low-pressure solar water heaters (SWHs) in low-income households throughout South Africa. The SWHs installed under the project - which takes advantage of the UN Framework Convention on...


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