Scatec

7 Jan 2022

Prudence needed in SA’s green future

Prudence needed in SA’s green future The development of renewable energy in South Africa is urgent. However, it would not be prudent to abandon the country’s coal-fired power stations at […]
25 Dec 2021

Why mines should invest in solar

Why mines should invest in solar Renewable energy has become a key enabler of change as the movement towards a greener future gather’s momentum, writes Leon Louw, founder and editor of […]
1 Dec 2021

SA mines embrace renewable opportunities

SA mines embrace renewable opportunities South African mining companies have taken advantage of government’s new energy regulations and generated 146% more electricity from renewables than the target of 1600MW set […]
25 Nov 2021

More milestones at Egyptian hydrogen hub

More milestones at Egyptian hydrogen hub Norwegian headquartered energy specialist Scatec and its partners, OCI NV, Fertiglobe, the Sovereign Fund of Egypt and Orascom Construction have selected Plug Power as […]
30 Oct 2021

Green solutions for South Africa’s power crisis

Green solutions for South Africa’s power crisis South Africa’s ongoing power crisis is gradually being addressed by innovative renewable projects, writes Leon Louw WhyAfrica founder and editor.         The power […]
14 Oct 2021

Giant first step towards an Egyptian hydrogen hub

Giant first step towards an Egyptian hydrogen hub       In a significant step towards developing a green hydrogen hub in Egypt, Norwegian energy company Scatec has entered into an agreement […]
14 Sep 2021

Energy amendments open new markets for IPPs in South Africa

Energy amendments open new markets for IPPs in South Africa The amendment to schedule 2 of South Africa’s Electricity Regulation Act, which was recently gazetted, raises the threshold for self- […]
25 Aug 2021

Miners need to invest in renewables to fight global warming

By Leon Louw, founder and editor of WhyAfrica  25 August 2021 – Mining companies should be at the forefront in the battle against climate change. As part of its offensive, […]
28 Jul 2021

Why mines in Africa should invest in renewable energy

By Leon Louw, founder and editor at WhyAfrica 19 July 2021 – Mining companies have been grappling with the question of fossil fuels versus renewables for more than a decade. […]
27 Jun 2021

Renewable energy an enabler for remote mines

By Leon Louw, founder and editor of WhyAfrica 20 June 2021 – Renewable energy has become a key enabler of change as the movement towards a greener future gathers momentum. […]
2 Jun 2021

Scatec the preferred bidder on 3 solar projects in South Africa

02 June 2021 – Norwegian based Scatec has been awarded preferred bidder status on three projects totaling 150MW (3x50MW) of contracted capacity, by the South African Department of Mineral Resources […]
16 May 2021

Scatec enters into agreement with Torex Gold in Mexico

22 April 2021: Renewable power producer Scatec has entered into a lease agreement with mining company Torex Gold for a 8.5MW solar plant to provide renewable power to the Morelos […]