With global energy demands on the increase, coupled with the depletion of our natural resources and the negative impact of
Regulation in Terms Of Section 12L Of the Income Tax Act, 1962 On the Allowance For Energy Efficiency Savings
For the application of 12L Tax Incentives please visit SANEDI TAX web site at the following link :
https://www.saneditax.org.za and follow the Application Instructions.
For further information please acquaint yourself with the following documents in relation to the incentive:
Small Business Boost Programme
The Small Business Boost Programme, funded by J.P. Morgan, aims to promote small business growth and job creation for those involved in providing solutions for the green economy. The programme will provide four months of business and management education and six months of support services to 100 small businesses in Gauteng. Read More . . .
GCIP-SA Call for Applications now open
The GCIP-SA, the SA leg of the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP), invites local SMEs with cutting edge and innovative clean technology solutions to submit applications for the 2016 competition and business accelerator in the following areas: energy efficiency, green buildings, renewable energy, waste beneficiation, and water efficiency. Entries close at the end of April 2016.
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Sustainable Energy Consumption and Production in Agriculture and Waste Management
Please see the following links to a request for proposals for professional service provision to the Sustainable Energy Consumption and Production in Agriculture and Waste Management project of the Business Development component of the Switch Africa Green programme which may be of interest. Feel free to forward to your associates and networks. Please note, as per the tender bulletin, that there is a compulsory briefing session on Thursday 4th of February at SANEDI in Sandton, Johannesburg at 11:00. (NOT this Friday 29th January, as indicated in the bid document)
Further background to the project can be found at:
Energy Efficiency Tax Rebate increased to 95c/kWh
Please note that in terms of the recently promulgated Taxation Laws Amendment Act, Act No. 25 of 2015, published in Government Gazette No. 39588, the Section 12L energy efficiency tax incentive has been amended and improved to increase the amount of the (measured and verified) deduction from 45c to 95 cents per kilowatt hour or kilowatt hour equivalent of energy saved.
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South African Leaders in Energy Management Eligible for New Global Award
The South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI), is proud to support a prestigious new awards program to recognise companies or organisations that use an ISO 50001-certified energy management system (EnMS) to save energy and reduce costs. Read More . . .
STUDENTS’ COMPETITION TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE OF BUILDING ON SOUTH AFRICA’S MOST FAMOUS STREET
A student competition has been announced that will see university teams from English-speaking Africa compete to improve the performance of a small building located on South Africa’s most famous street, also home to two Nobel Laureates – Archbishop Tutu and Nelson Mandela. The building is based on the original 1944 design that was used for houses on Vilakazi Street, Orland West. Read More . . .
CAPE TOWN, October 5, 2015 – Attracting 3,600 delegates from 26 countries, the South African International Renewable Energy Conference was officially opened by the South African Minister of Energy, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, in Cape Town today.
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A Solar Resource Map for SA
‘My Green Home’ project launched
SANEDI Pledges Support for 49m
Johannesburg – March 2014 – In keeping with their commitment to reduce the country’s carbon emissions, the South African National Energy Development Institute (Sanedi) recently pledged its support for the 49M initiative.Sanedi is one of the leading government agencies mandated to encourage a transition to a low-carbon economy in South Africa.
Sanedi’s pledge signing brings to 134 the number of businesses and organisations that have pledged to cut down on their energy usage and play a contributory role in the reduction of electricity consumption in South Africa.