South Africa: Eskom to retire up to 12GW of coal capacity by 2031 (Afrik21)
- Three coal plants will be permanently closed by 2025 and the national utility is set to invest USD10 billion in clean energy technologies.
South Africa: Revego Africa Energy purchases stake in three wind farms from Metier (Afrik21)
- The acquisition of shares in these facilities, located in the Northern Cape with a total capacity of 360MW, forms part of Revego’s strategy for expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa.
South Africa: Eskom CEO shares vision for a greener Eskom and cleaner energy industry (ESI)
- In an online video lecture, De Ruyter spoke on the importance of pivoting away from carbon intensive generation and how this transition could be accelerated by increased funding.
Zimbabwe: Schweppes Zimbabwe commissions 500kW ground-mounted solar facility (Energy Mix Report)
- The facility will power operations at the Beitbridge juice plant and agreements are being finalised with ZETDC on feeding power to the national grid.