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Greenpeace Africa: renewable energy deals a step towards a just energy transition

Press release | April 5, 2018 at 15:09

5 April 2018, Johannesburg – Newly appointed Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe signed the renewable energy agreements with 27 independent power producers on behalf of state-owned power utility Eskom, his department said.

State of the Nation ignores electricity crisis

Feature story | February 14, 2013 at 22:15

Today South Africans are faces sharply increasing electricity prices and an impending water crisis -- something the president seems to have missed in his State of the Nation Address.

Greenpeace hopes for stability and consistency for South Africa’s energy future

Press release | February 27, 2018 at 16:08

27 February 2018, Johannesburg – Last night’s cabinet reshuffle saw Jeff Radebe move from Minister in the Presidency to the critical position of Minister of Energy. Over the last year, the department of energy saw three ministers taking the...

The True Cost of Nuclear Energy

Feature story | August 4, 2011 at 8:00

Our new report highlights once again that nuclear power is a dead-end: it would lock the country into an out-dated, expensive and deadly energy future.

We Up the Pressure to Stop Nuclear

Feature story | September 21, 2011 at 9:57

Today we ramped up the pressure on the South African government, urging them to reassess its flirtation with nuclear energy.

The Energy Revolution is Already Happening

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | July 12, 2011

The Renewable Energy Network (REN21) has just released a new global report on the growth of renewable energy in 2010 -- and it brings with it some very exciting news! Even if South Africa isn't being as ambitious as it could be...

Nuclear Power – Why Not?

Blog entry by Dr. Rianne Teule | January 13, 2011

The most common question asked when I’m at a party and someone finds out I work for Greenpeace is: “What about nuclear energy?” Most people don’t want to know about blocking whaling ships in an inflatable, or whether I recently...

Now more than ever

Blog entry by Michael Baillie | June 29, 2011

Following our action on Monday, I came across this very compelling video, and it really made me feel good about taking a stand. The importance and urgency of South Africa taking meaningful action on climate change really can't be...

Facebook, let's commit to Unfriend Coal by Earth Day

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | February 8, 2011

Since we started our campaign in February 2010, over 600,000 Greenpeace supporters like you have called on Facebook to unfriend coal and embrace renewables to power their massive data centres. Thank you. Just last week, I met with...

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