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UK to Back South African Energy Sector

UK’s government funding scheme for southern Africa, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s programme, intends to assist in the South African energy sector’s development. According to a media statement, the policy goals of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) seek to create real, measurable outcomes through the provision of funds, a sum of which will assist Continue Reading

Climate Change and Renewable Energy: Where Does Your Favourite Party Stand?

In light of the catastrophic threats posed by climate change, Greenpeace has analysed the top three political party’s manifesto’s to understand their stance on clean energy, and climate change. The impacts of climate change have already been felt in South Afric over the proceeding eight months with the current drought conditions leading to water scarcity Continue Reading

Education in Renewable Energy Expected to Boom in South Africa

With the fast growth in renewable energy in South Africa, universities will soon offer degrees which focus on this growing sector says MSC Artisan Academy’s Operations Director, Willie Gresse. Speaking to CNBC Africa at the Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) in East London, South Africa, Gresse says some of the country’s universities already offer short courses focusing Continue Reading