Sustainable Growth

  • Year 2020
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair (TIPS)
As South Africa responds to COVID-19 and aims to stimulate the economy post lockdown through an infrastructure-led package, an opportunity exists to address many of the electricity-related challenges in the country by unlocking the potential of renewable energy technologies. This policy brief looks at the benefits of including renewable energy in the country’s…"
Published in Policy Briefs
Main Bulletin: The Real Economy Bulletin - Fourth Quarter 2018 In this edition GDP growth: South Africa’s GDP grew by an estimated 0.3% in the fourth quarter of 2018, after expanding 0.6% in the third quarter. For the year, the GDP grew 0.8%. Manufacturing and agriculture continue to grow, but construction and mining struggled. Read more.…"
Published in Quarterly Bulletin

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation Rutgers University, US
  • Author(s) Jacob Park (Rutgers University)
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
Session 1: Renewable energy and inclusive growth"

  • Year 2017
  • Organisation South African-Germany Energy Partnership
  • Author(s) Gaylor Montmasson-Clair, Karin Kritzinger, Louise Scholtz, Manisha Gulati
  • Countries and Regions South Africa
The growth of renewable energy technologies is re-shaping energy systems across the globe. In South Africa, which relies on coal-fired power plants for 90% of electricity generation, this trend suggests a critical shift in dynamics, generating numerous risks and opportunities at all levels of the value chain. This is particularly the case for…"
Published in Energy