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South Africa set to become global leader of green energy

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has announced plans to expand South Africa's renewable energy sector by adding another 6 300MW of wind and solar power to the 5 243MW the government programme already buys from the private sector.

The Droogfontein solar power plant

Agoa benefits both South Africa and US: Davies

The African Growth and Opportunity Act has been positive for both South Africa and the US – and the case for continuing to include South Africa is "pretty compelling", says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.


Incubation centre to boost South Africa's car industry

The second Automotive Incubation Centre has opened in the capital city, Tshwane. It will establish and nurture small- and medium-sized enterprises that can supply components to Nissan South Africa's production line. It is expected to bring economic transformation.


SA commits R1bn to supporting black industrialists

A R1-billion government incentive scheme aimed at developing black industrialists will help South Africa achieve radical transformation of its economy, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said at the Black Industrialists Indaba held in Midrand this week.


Sunbird to supply Eskom with Ibhubesi gas

Sunbird Energy, an Australian listed energy company, has signed a 15-year gas sales term sheet which will see it supplying gas to Eskom. South Africa's national energy utility plans to use gas rather than costly diesel to power its generators.

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