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. Rio Tinto to deploy 6.7MW solar PV + storage at off-grid mine - 2015-07-25

Rio Tinto to deploy 6.7MW solar PV + storage at off-grid mine A ground-breaking, $23.4 million project to cut out daytime diesel consumption at Rio Tinto bauxite mine at Weipa could unlock billions of dollars of similar investments in the mining industry – which is weighed down by soaring energy costs. Mining giant Rio Tinto is to host ... more

Elon Musk's big announcement: It's called 'Tesla Energy' - 2015-05-10

Late Thursday night in Los Angeles, Tesla announced "Tesla Energy," described by the company in a statement as "a suite of batteries for homes, businesses, and utilities fostering a clean energy ecosystem and helping wean the world off fossil fuels." The statement continued: "Tesla is not just an automotive com... more

Solar Power FAQ - 2015-05-06

Solar Power FAQ   What is a residential solar electric system? We offer comprehensive, code-compliant systems that allow you to generate your own electricity at home. Designed to interconnect with your existing utility service, they feature solar modules, plug-and-play wiring, power electronics and our patented mount... more

Treasury stands firm over carbon tax BY: LINDA ENSOR | 9 APR 2015 08:13 - 2015-04-23

Treasury stands firm over carbon tax  BY: LINDA ENSOR | 9 APR 2015 08:13 CAPE TOWN: The Treasury is sticking to its guns about implementing the carbon tax from next year, dashing the hopes of business that there might be further delays to the unpopular measure it believes will add another burden to an economy already reeling fr... more

7 BREAKTHROUGH SOLAR ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES — WILL THEY WORK? - 2015-04-10

7 BREAKTHROUGH SOLAR ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES — WILL THEY WORK? BY GREENPEACE STAFF 05NOV2014   Editor’s Note: This blog was originally written by Zachary Davies Boren for Greenpeace UK. Solar has always been the renewable energy sector’s prodigal son, with the potential to become the... more

Your Online World: #ClickClean or Dirty? - 2015-04-10

Your Online World: #ClickClean or Dirty? Clicking Clean: How Companies are Creating the Green Internet   Fineprint.  From social media to music, streaming video, email and commerce, we are increasingly moving much of our lives online. But which companies are storing all of that data, and how are they gettin... more

A GOOD WEEK FOR SOLAR BY KASSIE ROHRBACH - 2015-04-10

  02MAR2015   We started last week with a huge win for people power when millions across the country successfully called for President’s Obama’s veto on Congress’s circus-style attempt to push forward the Keystone XL pipeline. But this wasn’t the only climate mil... more

Analysis of Eskom’s special electricity pricing deals with BHP - 2015-03-29

Soapbox  Analysis of Eskom’s special electricity pricing deals with BHP  Chris Yelland takes a detailed look at the structure and nature of the pricing arrangements.  Chris Yelland, EE Publishers | @Moneyweb | 24 March 2013 23:14  Since the Supreme Court of Appeal judgeme... more

Analysis: How much more electricity generating capacity does South Africa need? - 2015-03-29

Analysis: How much more electricity generating capacity does South Africa need?   While most debate around South Africa’s energy future tends to focus on the best source of new power generation (coal, gas, nuclear renewables), environmental issues and the role of Eskom, much less attention is given to how much generating capaci... more

Solar Power saves 600,000 liters of Diesel per year at mine - 2015-03-29

  Developing renewable energy at remote sites is not an easy proposition – even where it is replacing expensive diesel generation. Until economic energy storage is available, renewable energy is simply replacing the use of diesel and the diesel generation capacity has to be retained as back-up. And the cost of building and maintai... more

Carbon wars - 2015-03-16

  Open letter to solar industry leaders The world is in the early stages of an economic transition that will amount to total system change in energy in the years ahead. An emerging retreat from fossil fuels seems set to become a rout, because of three emerging megatrends. Simply stated, the energy incumbency’s costs are gene... more

- 2015-02-12

  SONA (State of the Nation Address) will have power, lets hope there is some good news about grid tied solar! http://www.timeslive.co.za/politics/2015/02/12/eskom-guarantees-power-for-sona2015 "Eskom and the City of Cape Town worked together to ensure that the parliamentary precinct will have uninterrupted power supply during th... more

SONA (State of the Nation Address) will have power, lets hope there is some good news about grid tied solar! - 2015-02-12

  http://www.timeslive.co.za/politics/2015/02/12/eskom-guarantees-power-for-sona2015   President Jacob Zuma's state-of-the-nation address in Cape Town on Thursday will not fall victim to power cuts, Eskom said. SAVE & SHARE       EMAIL PRINT   ... more

Solar FAQ's - 2015-01-12

//s.kwikweb.co.za/solarenergy/photos/Solar FAQs.pdfEdited/Compiled by: Solar FAQs Jeff Tsao (U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Science) Nate Lewis (California Institute of Technology) George Crabtree (Argonne National Laboratory) Abstract We ask and answer a series of questions regarding the po... more

South Africa to install over 5.6 million solar panels by 2015 - 2014-12-21

http://www.esi-africa.com/south-africa-to-install-over-5-6-million-solar-panels-by-2015/ South Africa to install over 5.6 million solar panels by 2015 Posted by: ESI Africa January 30, 2014 2 Comments Financial services group Old Mutual is understood to be by far South Africa’s major investor in solar photovoltaic pro... more

BEWARE REJECTED CLAIMS DUE TO LOADSHEDDING December 12, 2014 Dominic Uys ERM, Main article - 2014-12-17

http://www.risksa.com/beware-rejected-claims-due-to-loadshedding/   BEWARE REJECTED CLAIMS DUE TO LOADSHEDDING December 12, 2014 Dominic Uys ERM, Main article In addition to the frustration and inconvenience South Africans are experiencing due to loadshedding, insurers, brokers and UMAs warn that homeowners... more

LIABILITY CLAIMS RISK FOLLOWING ESKOM OUTAGES March 13, 2014 Laura Owings Short term No comments - 2014-12-17

http://www.risksa.com/liability-claims-risk-following-eskom-outages/   LIABILITY CLAIMS RISK FOLLOWING ESKOM OUTAGE CUTS March 13, 2014 Laura Owings Short term No comments With Eskom predicting power outages until April, the risk that businesses could face legal liability is rising. While the physical r... more

Eskom load shedding - Power backup options - 2014-11-02

There are a few options for overcoming the negative effect of Eskom load shedding: Option 1: Backup power system; This system consists of an inverter charger and battery bank. The inverter converts the 12/24/48 Volt DC (Battery) power to 220/230 volt AC (house power) The build in charger charges the battery bank from the grid and... more

Joburg complex wins over R12 million electricity bill - 2014-10-20

Joburg complex wins over R12 million electricity bill   A bill of R12 million for electricity, four disconnections and months of stress - all down to a credit of R100 000. That is the sorry tale of the Rondebosch complex in Weltevreden Park. The Rondebosch complex in Weltevreden Park. The desperate body corporate decided to get ... more

Hot water solutions - 2014-10-20

What Escom has to say about hot water heating: Solar Water Heating Programme What is the programme about? The government has set a target for renewable energy to contribute 10 000 giga watt hours (GWh) of final energy consumption by 2013. Solar water heating could contribute up to 23% towards this target. Solar power is one of the m... more

SCANDAL: Pretoria/Tshwane prepaid meters (R27-billion price tag) - 2014-10-18

  ESKOM 21 DAYS FROM GOING BROKE: http://www.kwikweb.co.za/solarmanpanel/photos/ESKOM%2021%20DAYS%20FROM%20GOING%20BROKE.docx http://oppt-sa.wikidot.com/dyk:scandal:tshwane-prepaid-meters-r27-billion-price-tag#toc2   SCANDAL: Pretoria/Tshwane prepaid meters (MORE THAN R27-billion price tag) Did you know ... ? (Index)&n... more

Solar All About (A v Heerden) - The book that changed it all - 2014-06-08

About the book:   Solar All About is a book written by an industry expert with years of experience in Solar Power and Alternative Energy. It covers the basics of how solar power works, how to design a system that suits your requirements, what individual components do, how to connect the whole system together, what dangers and pitfalls to... more


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