This document got started because I was frustrated by the lack of information about the progress that South Africa has been making/ not making on installing renewable energy. So I started collecting my own. And I was blown away.
I have listed a total of
MW of renewable energy. And before anybody says “Buuut, the sun doesn’t shine at night!!”: I have counted a total of
MWh of storage so far. Further, there is a total of
MW of Wind power installation. And the wind blows at all times of the day.
This is a list of possible ways to store energy, it is very, very early in the building of this table. It is on storage energy types in general, not implementation projects
I have not yet searched for any announcements of electricity to be generated as part of the embedded generation now allowed to mines and large industrial companies. Nor do I take into account “small” projects, like those done by