IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Wishing all our PressPortal users a happy festive season. Take note that we will be closing registrations and submissions from 21 Dec 2018 to 8th Jan 2019.

Energy & Environment

Featured Press Release

Get your press release featured!
Hail is a frequent natural peril in South Africa and one of the most damaging – causing insured losses of R1020million in October 2012 and R1400million in November 2013. Compared to other regions, catastrophe reinsurance retentions for insurers are low in South Africa to reduce volatility. However, hail has been…
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 10:31

Gauteng Flood Chaos

Written by Teresa Settas
[23 March 2018]: Just five months after Gauteng and Kwazulu-Natal were battered by devastating hailstorms and torrential rain in October and November, Gauteng is once again the scene of widespread flooding and weather-related chaos.  Roads, properties and vehicles have been flooded and damaged, with the cost of damages expected to run…
Youth vital players in responsible investment in agriculture and food systems PRETORIA, South Africa, March 22, 2018/ -- Action is needed to enhance agricultural investments by and with young agri-entrepreneurs. Empowering youth to engage in the agricultural sector is key to create livelihood opportunities, achieve food security and stimulate economic…
Plastics|SA, the umbrella body representing the local plastics industry and local coordinator of the annual International Coastal Clean-Up volunteer efforts, has released the audited results of the biggest pollutants found on our beaches during 2017. Thousands of volunteers around the country participated  According to John Kieser, Sustainability Manager of Plastics|SA…
The spotlight on water is at the heart of all conversations in South Africa with questions mainly being raised around sustainable water management, government’s role in the securing access of clean water for all citizens JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, March 22, 2018/ -- This year, South Africa will observe World Water Week…
A dedicated Plastics|SA clean-up team consisting of more than 100 workers employed from informal settlements around Cape Town, once again worked tirelessly to ensure the race routes used for the recent 2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour and Mountain Bike Challenge were kept clean and litter-free. Under the guidance of John…
Johannesburg, 13 March 2018: GAIA Infrastructure Capital Limited (GAIA) supports the signing of project agreements of the 27 Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP) and the power purchase agreements as announced by the Honourable Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe on 8 March 2018.   This signature would provide much…
African Utility Week to focus strongly on water solutions for continent"Nature or Water, exploring how we can use nature to overcome the water challenges of the 21st century“ is the theme of this year‘s World Water Day which is on 22 March. The scientific discipline of biomimicry employs the same…
“How all these energy sources can complement each other” “Nuclear energy is certainly not any more expensive than any other energy source” says nuclear expert Dr Anthonie Cilliers, explaining that “the large 9600MW nuclear programme has created an impression of a single expensive mega-project, when in fact the purpose of…
Responsible and Guilt-Free Rehydration Being a partner in the Western Cape tourism industry, and one of the top 10 executive partners to Cape Town Tourism, Aquila Private Game Reserve and Spa take the current water crisis extremely seriously in solidarity with our Cape Town counterparts. The Breede Valley municipal region -…
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 16:32

Energy sector: why things are looking up

Written by
The energy sector is a clear winner emerging from the South African cabinet shuffle earlier this week says the editor of the energy trade publication ESI Africa, Nicolette Pombo-van Zyl. She explains: “President Cyril Ramaphosa’s attempt to sweep his inherited cabinet clean on Monday night resulted in a watered down…
South Africa is currently in the grips of one of the worst droughts in decades, with five of the country’s provinces already declared drought disaster areas. The Western Cape, and Northern and Eastern Cape and Limpopo are the areas facing the most serious lack of water, with the Mother City…

About Pressportal

MyPressportal is geared towards the South African Market only. A press release can have a huge impact on the marketing of your company, as many journalist use press releases to communicate new happenings from all types of companies and NGO's. MyPressportal is FREE. We do not plan not to make this a paid service. If you would like to know more about the system, please read the FAQ.