Anglo American Platinum, BMW Group South Africa, and Sasol South Africa Limited Partner to Bring Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles to South Africa

Three leading South African companies have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of a green hydrogen mobility ecosystem in the country. Anglo American Platinum, BMW Group South Africa, and Sasol South Africa Limited will work together to bring hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and supporting hydrogen refueling technology to South Africa. Under…

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South Africa’s Sun City Installs an R16-Million Solar Plant To Reduce Grid Dependency

Sun City, the renowned South African resort located near Pilanesberg National Park, has embraced its name by installing an R16-million solar plant. This initiative aims to decrease the resort’s reliance on the national grid and reduce electricity consumption. Positioned at the Sun Central entertainment center, the 1.4MW peak-rated, grid-tied solar photovoltaic system consists of 2,584…

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South Africa and Germany partner to advance Green Hydrogen projects in Africa

Germany and South Africa have agreed to collaborate on green hydrogen initiatives as part of Europe’s efforts to leverage Africa’s vast renewable resources in achieving their net zero goals by 2050. The partnership entails Germany supporting the development of markets, facilitating imports, and connecting producers with technology partners in South Africa. The objective is to…

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South Africa’s Power Crisis Will Continue Until 2025 – and Blackouts Will Take 5 Years to Phase Out

Sourced from The Conversation South Africa is in the middle of a severe electricity crisis, with enforced power cuts that have worsened every year. Electricity is sometimes unavailable for 10 hours a day. The shortfall is the consequence of frequent breakdowns at its ageing coal power plants, which constitute 74% of the country’s generating capacity. In theory,…

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Scatec in South Africa completes sale of Upington solar complex for $49m

Sourced from; Afrik 21  Scatec is no longer the majority shareholder in the Upington photovoltaic solar power plant in South Africa. Its 42% stake has been taken over by a subsidiary of Stanlib Infrastructure Fund II, managed by Stanlib Asset Management Proprietary, an asset manager based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The proceeds of the sale…

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