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SPECIAL FEATURE Cookhouse project (African Clean Energy Developments) and two run by Cennergi at Tsitsikamma (94MW) and Bedford (134MW). Cennergi is a joint venture between South African resources company Exxaro and Indian company Tata Power. There are several other projects with capacities ranging from 20MW to 97MW. Scatec Solar has commissioned a plant in Burgersdorp. The 75MW plant has panels mounted on single axes, enabling them to track the sun and optimise electricity generation by a further 20%. The Coega IDZ is working on positioning itself as a renewable energy hub. The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) offers various green technology incentives.

POWERX IS ROLLING OUT GREEN ENERGY POWERX has recently signed up with AKM Foods to supply power to all the KFC outlets in Nelson Mandela Bay. KFC, as the largest quick service restaurant in South Africa, has shown huge commitment to growing the green economy by making great strides in transforming the energy landscape in Nelson Mandela Bay. POWERX has also signed up with Mondelez to supply power to its head office and operations in Port Elizabeth. Mondelez as a global company has shown dedication to sustainability and reducing their carbon emissions by consuming power supplied by POWERX. POWERX now supplies over 40 national and local customers in Nelson Mandela Bay and its aim is to expand the number of customers supplied exponentially over the next several years.

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EASTERN CAPE BUSINESS 2018

Eastern Cape Business 2018 edition  

The 2018 edition of Eastern Cape Business is the ninth issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2006, has estab...

Eastern Cape Business 2018 edition  

The 2018 edition of Eastern Cape Business is the ninth issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2006, has estab...

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