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Congratulations Professor Harald Winkler
Congratulations to Professor Harald Winkler from the Energy Research Centre who is the winner of the NSTF-South32 Special Annual Theme Award: Sustainable Energy for All. The award was in recognition of the United Nations ‘International Decade of...
New coal plants in South Africa’s electricity future
A new ERC report shows that two coal IPPs would cost SA an additional R20 billion. Jesse Burton and Gregory Island assessed the cost, emissions and supply security implications of the coal IPP programme
ERC comments on second Draft Carbon Tax Bill
The Finance Minister announced in the 2018 Budget Speech that the carbon tax “will be implemented from 1 January 2019.”

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Monday, 16 July 2018
Upcoming seminar

Does power empower? 

Presenter: Romy Listo

Date: 12 June 2018 Time: 12h30 – 13h30

Venue: Large seminar room, Energy Research Centre, Menzies Building, Upper Campus, UCT

RSVP: samantha.keen@uct.ac.za 

Publication Date:
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 09:45
New publication: South Africa’s multiple faces in current climate clubs

"Global public goods are most easily provided when a single dominant country, or a small group, takes the lead" says the literature in international relations. That's why Britta Rennkamp and Andrew Marquard analysed the role of climate clubs from the perspective of a developing country- South Africa. This paper was part of a project with the German Development Institute and Wuppertal Institute.

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:00
ERC comments on second Draft Carbon Tax Bill

ERC comments on second Draft Carbon Tax Bill. 

The Finance Minister announced in the 2018 Budget Speech that the carbon tax  “will be implemented from 1 January 2019.”  

Publication Date:
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 16:30
Eskom’s financial crisis and the viability of coal-fired power in South Africa: Implications for Kusile and the older coal-fired power stations”

 

Please join the ERC for a presentation by Dr. Grové Steyn on:

"Eskom’s financial crisis and the viability of coal-fired power in South Africa: Implications for Kusile and the older coal-fired power stations”

Date: Monday 5th of February
Time: 13:00
Venue: ERC Seminar Room

 
Publication Date:
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 17:00

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