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Hub | September 23, 2011 at 10:18

South Africa has some of the best renewable energy resources in the World -- It's time we started using them more!

Power from the Sun

Feature story | July 22, 2014 at 9:20

After months of hard work and long hours, the community-owned solar grid was finally unveiled just after midday. And as the switch was flicked to “ON”, the community went into a euphoric frenzy as if we were at a cricket ground during the world...

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Page | January 20, 2012 at 11:20

In South Africa, we have some of the best renewable energy resources in the world. Sadly, they have been largely overlooked by government. The Sun and Wind are practically begging to be used more!

BRICS 2013: “Is the future of Renewable Energy in good hands?“ questions Greenpeace

Press release | March 25, 2013 at 11:16

Durban, March 25, 2012: Wrong energy choices, informed by vested interests in coal and nuclear are stopping millions of South Africans from accessing electricity. According to a new Greenpeace report released today, misconceptions around...

The Advanced Energy [R]evolution

Feature story | May 24, 2011 at 14:54

South Africa can create around 150 000 new jobs in the energy sector in the next 20 years, and at the same time safeguard against catastrophic climate change -- according to Greenpeace's new 'Advanced Energy [R]evolution' report.

groundWork, Earthlife Africa JHB and Greenpeace confront Eskom over bad choices:...

Press release | October 23, 2012 at 8:01

Johannesburg, 23 October, 2012: Today, three campaigning organisations joined forces to put South Africa’s energy utility, Eskom, under New Management. Activists confronted the utility to publicly highlight that Eskom has failed to deliver clean,...

SA’s Sandton customers join Greenpeace to call for clean-energy iCloud at Apple stores

Press release | May 5, 2012 at 8:22

Johannesburg, 5 May 2012–Greenpeace activists visited the Sandton iStore today to urge Apple to start putting pressure on utilities like ESKOM for access to renewable energy, instead of powering their cloud with coal. The South Africans joined...

Powering The Future: Renewable Energy Rollout in South Africa

Feature story | March 25, 2013 at 9:36

Our latest report, released on the eve of the BRICS summit in Durban, busts prevailing myths around green energy and reaffirms why renewables are the best option for powering South Africa.

Solar-powered radio launched in Oshwe, DRC

Feature story | July 11, 2012 at 11:15

Today Greenpeace launched Africa's first solar-powered radio station in Oshwe, in the DRC. Hundreds of community members and leaders came out to witness the event. Authorities applauded efforts to increase this remote community’s access to basic...

Tips for Zuma

Page | July 26, 2012 at 11:04

This week Thursday President Zuma will give his State of the Nation address, and you’ve been invited to shape the president’s speech.

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