Category Archives: Energy Room

Aquaculture holds strong growth potential for South African economy

Since the launch of the oceans economy initiative, under Operation Phakisa, in July 2014, government has invested around R17-billion in the initiative’s various workstreams, including marine transport and manufacturing, offshore oil and gas exploration, aquaculture, and marine protection services and ocean governance. This has created 4 903 jobs to date, according to Department of Environmental […]


Investment in wind energy cascades to communities

Africa’s leading wind energy event, Windaba, has wrapped up in Cape Town, with its organisers confident of the event’s role in transitioning South Africa to a cleaner energy future. “Windaba has provided many comparable examples of global experience of achieving environmental sustainability,” said South African Wind Energy Association (Sawea) incoming CEO Brenda Martin. The conference, […]