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Category: Thought Leadership

Why mines should consider natural gas as energy source

[Johannesburg, 15 August 2019 2018]: As the mining sector, a well-known energy intensive sector, continuously strives to meet its growing energy demand and at the same time limiting CO2 emissions with cleaner-burning alternative energy sources, why is it that only 4% of South Africa’s total energy is sourced from gas?  Electricity consumption, and the cost […]

Huge untapped potential for gas-to-power in Southern Africa

By HP van Huyssteen, project manager at Energas Technologies. That southern Africa is becoming a key player in the international trend towards the development of renewable energy sources is no overstatement. A joint report by REN21 and UNIDO finds that renewables now account for 23,5% of the region’s generation capacity. SADC countries aim to increase […]