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Renewable energy in district heating and cooling: A sector roadmap for REmap
RECOMMENDATION
District heating and cooling (DHC) combined with renewable energy sources can help meet rising urban energy needs, improve efficiency, reduce emissions and improve local air quality. Although...
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08 Mar 2017
 
CCCI: Cape Chamber comment on provincial budget
STATEMENT
It is clear from the new provincial budget that the Western Cape continues to lead the way in promoting industrial development and growth, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “I think...
 
 
07 Mar 2017
 
CDH expands its Corporate & Commercial practice with appointments of John Gillmer and Werner de Waal as Directors
CLIFFE DEKKER HOFMEYR
Leading business law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has appointed John Gillmer and Werner de Waal as Directors in its Corporate and Commercial practice in Cape Town. The Corporate and Commercial...
 
 
Pursuit of better performance sees Gauteng split R44bn MTEF infrastructure spend
GAUTENG BUDGET
Infrastructure and education have taken the largest slices of Gauteng’s R108-billion provincial budget for 2017/18, which this year included the addition of R10-billion to departmental baselines....
 
 
06 Mar 2017
 
West African gold mine signs solar power agreement
GOLD
West African gold mine Iamgold Essakane has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with renewable-energy providers in a move that will cut its diesel use and lower its carbon footprint.  EREN...
 
 
03 Mar 2017
 
DoT: Derek Hanekom: Address by Minister of Tourism, at the gala dinner for the International Tourist Guides’ Day celebrations, Cape Town (02/02/2017)
Topics
It’s always an honour and a privilege for me to be among the leading lights of our country, so I’m really delighted to join all of you here in celebrating International Tourist Guides’ Day.
 
 
01 Mar 2017
 
Greenpeace Africa: Greenpeace Africa response to the coal truck driver strike action in Tshwane
STATEMENT
Chaos has descended upon the capital city as truck drivers brought the city to a halt. Coming together under the leadership of the Coal Transporters Forum, the drivers have expressed grave concern...
 
 
28 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Deadlock broken between Eskom and IPPs, Joemat-Pettersson insists
RENEWABLE ENERGY
Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says the “deadlock has been broken” between Eskom and the renewable-energy independent power producers (IPPs), with the National Energy Regulator of South...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
 
 
 
 
Electricity-mix model shows South Africa won’t need to trade off clean for low-cost
ELECTRICITY
The steep decline in wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) costs means that South Africa will not need to make the traditional trade-off between investing in either clean or least-cost electricity...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Electric vehicles: Technology brief
RECOMMENDATION
The global stock of electric vehicles (EVs) reached 1 million in 2015 and exceeded 2 million by the end of 2016. Yet faster growth is needed for EVs to fulfil their role in the global energy...
 
 
21 Feb 2017
 
OUTA: OUTA aims to unbundle Eskom
STATEMENT
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has lodged a complaint with the Competition Commission to seek its ruling and recommendation to both fine and unbundle Eskom, due to monopolistic control...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
 
 
New panel established to guide Gauteng on infrastructure projects
ECONOMY
The Gauteng provincial government (GPG) has established an economic advisory panel to advise it on the roll-out of social and economic infrastructure projects planned for the next two years. GPG...
 
 
Gauteng: David Makhura: Address by Gauteng Premier, during the State of the Province Address, Green Hills stadium, Rand-West city, West Rand District Municipality (20/02/2017)
Topics
Please join me in acknowledging the presence of members of the Family Committee representing the bereaved families of the Life Esidimeni tragedy in which more than a hundred mental health patients...
 
 
17 Feb 2017
 
10 Feb 2017
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, on the occasion of the Joint Sitting Of Parliament, Cape Town (09/02/2017)
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An illustrious son of our country, President Oliver Reginald Tambo, would have turned 100 years old this year, had he lived.
 
 
 
                       
 
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