Posts in Uncategorised

NERSA approves 2.2% increase for ESKOM 2017/18

March 22nd, 2017 Posted by Uncategorised No Comment yet

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has approved a 2.2% Electricity tariff increase for the 2017/18 period which is in line with the MYPD3 agreement with ESKOM
(more…)

Level 3 water restrictions for Cape Town

December 14th, 2016 Posted by Uncategorised No Comment yet

Since the 1st of November 2016 Cape Town has been under level 3 water restrictions. These restrictions are in place until further notice from the Municipality and are meant to promote the efficient use of water in summer where temperatures soar, prompting an increase in water usage

(more…)

Gouda Wind Farm

August 23rd, 2016 Posted by Renewable-energies, Uncategorised No Comment yet

What is the Gouda Wind Farm and ACCIONA ENERGIA? How does the Gouda Wind Farm work? What is the impact of this production on the total production of renewable energy in South Africa?

(more…)

Nuclear power in South Africa: Practical solution or pipe dream?

May 9th, 2016 Posted by Uncategorised No Comment yet

Nuclear power is the hot topic right now when it comes to confronting the energy crisis in South Africa. Renewable energy is the preferred solution when hoping to achieve complete sustainability however it does have certain limitations. Is Nuclear Power the best alternative in the long run?

(more…)

NERSA approves 9.4% tariff increase for Eskom

March 30th, 2016 Posted by Uncategorised No Comment yet

NERSA (The National Energy Regulator of South Africa) has approved a 9.4% increase as requested by Eskom, who were originally requesting an increase of 16.6%.

(more…)

REIPPP: All you need to know!

March 24th, 2016 Posted by Uncategorised 1 comment

What is the REIPPPP? How does it work? What does it mean for the future of South Africa and the renewable energy sector as a whole? Energy Intelligence explores all these questions to provide a greater understanding in which is one of the greatest driving factors of renewable energy in South Africa.

(more…)

Eskom’s pushes for a 17% increase in electricity tariffs

January 15th, 2016 Posted by Uncategorised No Comment yet

Eskom, South Africa’s Power Utility, has requested a 17% tariff increase to take place from April 2016. The South African National Energy Regulator (NERSA) is hosting hearings from the 18th of January 2016 in Cape Town and ending on the 5th of February 2016 in Johannesburg.

(more…)

The French School project conducted by Energy Intelligence has won the Energy Efficiency Forum Award

November 25th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorised No Comment yet

The Energy Efficiency Forum Awards

The City of Cape Town recognizes that resource efficiency is critical to building economic activity and increasing a city’s competitiveness and resilience. This is reflected in the City’s recently approved Energy 2040 Goal, which includes a 37% reduction in carbon emissions, with 22% coming from energy efficiency alone.

(more…)

Feedbacks on the African Eagle project

September 1st, 2015 Posted by Energy Efficiency, Renewable-energies, Uncategorised No Comment yet

The last project conducted by Energy Intelligence has been successfully implemented. The client, African Eagle, based in Salt River, Cape Town, is now the owner of a complete solar installation, which enables them to reduce their energy cost and even to sell the extra power generated to the municipality. You can find below the secrets of a successful project.

(more…)

The sharing economy meets the solar panel industry

September 1st, 2015 Posted by Energy Efficiency, Renewable-energies, Uncategorised No Comment yet

The American start up, Yeloha – “the solar sharing network”, has begun to overturn the solar energy sector. Based on Airbnb business model, this new company, with headquarters in Boston (USA), has created a network between Americans with a potential for solar power and Americans willing to use clean energy, but who do not meet the necessary requirements for a viable solar panel installation.

(more…)