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ERC comments on second Draft Carbon Tax Bill
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 - 16:30

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.”  

Eskom’s financial crisis and the viability of coal-fired power in South Africa: Implications for Kusile and the older coal-fired power stations”
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 17:00

 

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

 
Seminar on Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Highly to Fully Renewable Power Systems
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 11:45

Please join the ERC for a seminar on:

   Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Highly to Fully Renewable Power Systems

Date: Monday 27th of November

Time: 12:30 - 13:30

Venue: ERC Seminar Room

Quantifying the benefits of the Energy Transition in South Africa
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 13:00

The contours of the global power sector are changing rapidly due to ongoing technological advance, particularly in the renewable energy space. With these advances, the economics of power systems are changing. For South Africa, a country with considerable renewable energy potential, the implications of these advances for the nature of power sector investments are potentially large.

Natural gas in South Africa
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 - 11:45

A significant ERC research report into the potential for gas utilisation over the long term in the South African energy system has been made available on this website.

High carbon price needed for climate goals
Wed, 31 May 2017 - 11:30

Leading economists say that a strong carbon price is needed to drive large-scale climate action.

Challenges in implementing GHG emissions mitigation policy
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 - 09:45

Newly available online: a paper by Trollip and Boulle exploring challenges in implementing greenhouse gas emissions mitigation policy in South Africa, using John Kingdon’s Multiple Streams Analysis Framework.

Modelling the energy-water nexus
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 - 10:30

A report has just been released by the World Bank, entitled "Modeling the water-energy nexus: How do water constraints affect energy planning in South Africa?"

Climate change and energy-water nexus
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 - 10:30

Two journal articles have been published, emerging from the project "Climate change assessment of the energy-water nexus in the Zambezi Basin and SAPP".

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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 - 10:00
Climate change assessment of the energy-water nexus in the Zambezi Basin and SAPP - See more at: http://www.erc.uct.ac.za/groups/esap/current/esap-zambezi#sthash.L0QrB7ms.dpuf Climate change assessment of the energy-water nexus in the Zambezi Basin and SAPP - See more at: http://www.erc.uct.ac.za/groups/esap/current/esap-zambezi#sthash.L0QrB7ms.dpuf Climate change assessment of the energy-water nexus in the Zambezi Basin and SAPP - See more at: http://www.erc.uct.ac.za/groups/esap/current/esap-zambezi#sthash.L0QrB7ms.dpuf

Two journal articles have been published, emerging from the project "Climate change assessment of the energy-water nexus in the Zambezi Basin and SAPP".

Post-doctoral research fellowships
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 - 08:30

There are two post-doctoral research fellowships available at ERC, starting in 2017.

Electricity supply and demand scenarios for the SAPP
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 - 10:30

A journal article entitled 'Electricity supply and demand scenarios for the Southern African Power Pool' is now available online.

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