South Archive

20 Nov 2014

Sheep farmer finds downed “Google Loon balloon” in South Africa

According to local reports, the Gigaom Search
12 Nov 2014

Jasper solar PV project in South Africa goes live

The 96MW Jasper solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Northern Cape, South Africa, has gone live. CTBR – News
6 Nov 2014

SunPower plans to build 160MW solar panel manufacturing facility in South Africa

US-based SunPower has unveiled plans to own and operate a 160MW solar panel manufacturing facility in Cape Town, South Africa. CTBR – News
29 Oct 2014

Calgon Carbon wins new drinking water treatment contract in South Korea

US-based Calgon Carbon has won a contract from Samsung C&T to supply 7.2 million pounds of Filtrasorb granular activated carbon (GAC) to the Dduk-Do municipal drinking water plant in Seoul, South Korea. CTBR – News
19 Oct 2014

South Africa’s Largest Thin-Film Solar PV Project Commissioned

Projects allocated under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer programme are taking shape and boosting renewable energy infrastructure in the country. Moncada Energy Group, through its South African subsidiary, has commissioned the largest thin-film solar power
9 Sep 2014

Construction starts on 250MW Silver State South solar project in US

Construction has started on the $ 1bn, 250MW Silver State South solar power plant in the Mojave Desert, Nevada. CTBR – News
20 Aug 2014

U.S. Coal Exports to South Korea Could Cut Emissions

Counterintuitively, exporting U.S. coal to power plants in South Korea could lead to a decrease in carbon dioxide emissions, according to scientists at Duke University. The Daily Fusion
12 Aug 2014

Wind Meets 43% Of South Australia’s Energy Demand In July

RenewEconomy South Australia’s wind farms produced enough electricity to meet a record 43 per cent of the state’s power needs during July, and on occasions during the month provided all the state’s electricity needs. The output was
9 Aug 2014

EIB to support Eskom’s 100MW CSP plant in South Africa

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide €75m loan to support Eskom’s 100MW concentrating solar power (CSP) plant in the Northern Cape, South Africa. CTBR – News
8 Aug 2014

EIB finances Northern Cape solar power plant in South Africa

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) have a signed ZAR1.4bn contract ($ 130m) to finance a concentrated solar-power plant in the Northern Cape. CTBR – News