renewable energy

Carlos Lopes: ‘Africa needs its own green new deal’

Simon Allison

Economics in Africa has been fundamentally misunderstood, says one of the continent's most influential economists

Elemental power is fuelling a new world order

Sipho Kings

Germany and China lead the way, and now South Africa is starting to see that renewable energy could be its ‘saviour’

Why the fight against this weed could pay off handsomely for an energy-strapped SA

Gilbert Nakweya

This invasive plant clogs our dam and rivers but in Kenya, it’s become the next big thing in renewable energy.

Powering Africa up: A low-carbon energy future is needed

Lebo Mahlare

There are large off-grid opportunities that countries need to encourage to reach more people at a faster rate

Sona 2019: Ramaphosa’s renewed urgency welcomed

But critical detail is still needed when it comes to plans to address the country’s economic challenges, starting with Eskom