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, political parties, scientific institutes and government organs to attend and [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|

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 that is collaborative, energetic, creative, fun and inquisitive, please apply [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|

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. In short, they are very important for the economy and [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|

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 South African government has played in the process leading up [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|

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 were taken on an explorative journey: to understand the basics [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|

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 UCT but soon realised it wasn’t for her and followed [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|

Community Partnership Programme (CPP) – April update

Project 90’s Community Partnership team has been highly active since the start of the year: in finalising the engagement process and pilot site development as part of the City of Cape Town’s Nyanga electricity upgrade initiative; running the 4th round of EU Smart citizens workshops and representing BRICS civil society organisations at the 2nd annual [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|

Basic Dhal Recipe

Ingredients (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250ml) 1 cup chana dhal (yellow lentils) Soak chana dhal in 2 cups of water, preferably overnight and use the same water to cook dhal Other Ingredients: 1 medium sized onion, finely chopped 1 medium sized tomato, finely chopped 10 to 12 curry leaves (optional) ½ inch ginger [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|

Policy and Research Team – April update

At the end of February, Project 90 with support from Misereor, ran a two day workshop on energy sector transformation. The event was attended by 35 people from 29 different organisations representing civil society and organised labour. The status quo of energy in South Africa was examined along with positive and negative examples based on [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|

Eskom wrong about renewable energy costs

Read Eskom's original article here: Richard from the Project 90 Policy and Research team responds below: Eskom claims that renewable energy is causing a “net loss to the economy”, but if we look into the future and beyond vested interests, it is easy to see that renewable energy is now the cheapest source of new [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|

Project 90 by 2030 2015/2016 Annual Report

Download the latest Project 90 Annual Report (2015/2016) Project90_2015_2016 Annual Report_LowRes

By | January 12th, 2017|
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