Project 90 by 2030 challenges South Africans to
‘think and act differently’.

We work with individuals, organisations, and decision makers to identify actions that can reduce their impact on the environment. Our specific foci in pushing for low-carbon actions in South Africa is centred on developing environmental leadership in youth, enhancing energy and water security in communities and to advocate for, and support the involvement of South Africans in the transition to an equitable, low-carbon society.



NUM symposium: An earnest attempt to find the truth

On 17 May 2017, the National Union of Mine workers (NUM), in collaboration with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and Sam Tambani Research Institute (SATRI), hosted a symposium to gather more information surrounding the energy needs of South Africa. They invited various civil society organisations, [...]

Job Opportunity: Policy and Research Thematic Expert

An exciting opportunity has emerged at Project 90 by 2030! We are looking for a dynamic and experienced individual to take on the role of Policy & Research Thematic Expert at Project 90! See link below for more information. If you enjoy working in an environment [...]

Current energy planning consultation process is a mockery

Recently the Department of Energy (DoE) released draft components of the long awaited Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) and the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). These effectively map out energy plans for South Africa until 2050. They determine when, and what type, of power stations we build. [...]

Heading to Marrakech: Civil society organisations’ talking points in COP22

Drafted at a meeting of civil society in Johannesburg on the 31 October 2016. Presented at the DEA stakeholder meeting on the 1 November 2016. As the Paris Agreement enters into force on 4 November, South African civil society notes and commends the leadership role the [...]

Project 90 Leadership Club paves the way to a low-carbon future! 

Following on the success of Playing with Solar in 2016, we were super excited to revamp the project - Playing with Solar 2.0 - for 2017! Over the course of seven weeks, Leadership Club members from 10 different high schools in the Cape Town area [...]

Kayla Patel – Design Volunteer

It’s not very often you find an awesome volunteer who’s really up for a challenge! Enter Kayla Patel. Kayla is currently in the second year of her Strategic Brand Communications degree at The Vega School, Cape Town. She started out studying media and film at [...]

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