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Carbon Tax in South Africa

24 January 2018

Source: CGTN Africa

CGTN Africa interviewed Mr Robbie Louw, director of Promethium Carbon, after the publication of the second Draft Carbon Tax Bill in December 2017. Please click here to watch the interview.

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Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

12 January 2018

Source: Department of Environmental Affairs

DEA has published The Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for public comment.  The closing date for comments is: 31 January 2018.

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Draft Carbon Tax Bill

15 December 2017

Hot off the press!

The South African draft carbon tax bill was published this morning.

Please see the document at

Comments are due by 9 March 2018.…

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Conservation: Carbon Credits

28 November 2017

Source: Classic FM

Harmke Immink, director of Promethium Carbon, talked to Classic FM about Carbon Credits.

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Kenner gesels oor klimaatsverandering

26 September 2017

Source: RSG Landbou

Klimaatsverandering is ’n meetbare werklikheid en Suid-Afrika is veral kwesbaar vir die impak daarvan met brande, vloede en droogtes. Karien Erasmus, ’n senior klimaatsveranderingsadviseur by Promethium Carbon, vertel vir Lise Roberts van RSG Landbou meer oor hoe om aan te pas hierby.

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Kyk: 26 Julie op Grootplaas

24 August 2017

Source:  AgriOrbit

Karien Erasmus van Promethium Carbon gesels oor klimaatsverandering en die impak daarvan op die landbousektor.

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Onbruikbare grond skep hernubare energie

23 June 2017

Source:  AgriOrbit

Karien Erasmus, senior klimaatsveranderingsadviseur by Promethium Carbon, gesels met RSG-luisteraars oor ‘n nuwe projek wat onbruikbare grond benut om hernubare energie te ontwikkel.

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Have you Heard

Department of Energy’s request for comments on the revised Standardized Baseline for the Electricity System of Southern Africa

6 June 2017

Dear CDM Stakeholders,

South Africa is poised to introduce a carbon market, as part of the carbon tax system, in early 2018. Electricity based carbon offsets that will be eligible to be traded in this market will be based on a standardised baseline emission factor of the Southern African grid. …

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Last chance for SA to save credibility on carbon tax

11 May 2017

Source: Natural Gas Daily

South Africa’s plan to introduce a tax of ZAR 120 per ton of carbon dioxide equivalent ($8.92/tCO2e) for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is the most developed of the country’s policies to address climate change. However, implementation of the tax has already been delayed twice and if …

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Are you actively reducing your carbon footprint?

30 April 2017

Source: South African Builder Magazine

Navigating the new Carbon Tax Law and the call for reduced CO2 emissions

The South African construction industry is well placed to play a key role in the reduction of CO2 emissions, in particular cement manufacturers and clay brick production plants – many of which …

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First of its kind Bio-atlas indicates SA’s higher than expected bio-energy potential

26 April 2017

Source: South African News Gazette

South Africa’s first Bio-atlas launched by the Department of Science and Technology has been welcomed by stakeholders as a critical resource in moving the country towards a low-carbon economy.

Aimed at assisting government in its efforts to increase the national energy resources, the Atlas indicates …

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Powering Africa: Tackling the energy challenge in Africa

25 April 2017

Source: CNBC Africa

Robbie Louw, director of Promethium Carbon was interviewed by CNBC Africa, on how to tackle the energy challenge through renewable energy.

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Biomass solution brings new energy to degraded land

24 April 2017

Source: Engineering News

A case study on renewable-energy development in conjunction with community upliftment has led to a proposal for biomass production and a 2 MW bioenergy power plant to be built in the Merafong local municipality, west of Johannesburg.

Mine rehabilitor and bioenergy/waste-to-energy power generation company Harambe Sustainable Ventures …

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Grootplaas: Planne vir hernubare energie

24 April 2017

Source: AgriOrbit

Karien Erasmus van Promethium Carbon gesels oor planne vir hernubare energie vir gemeenskappe.

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New bioenergy atlas heralds South Africa’s energy generation future

21 April 2017

Source: Mail & Guardian

South Africa’s first bioenergy atlas has been hailed as a positive step towards transforming the country into a low carbon and future clean energy hub in Africa, while simultaneously creating jobs.

The department of science and technology has launched the Bioenergy Atlas of South Africa to …