With global energy demands on the increase, coupled with the depletion
of our natural resources and the negative impact of fossil-based energy
sources on the environment, the issues of clean, sustainable energy
and the importance thereof in economic development and global
wellbeing have become a pressing reality world-wide. Energy innovation
and the efficient use of energy are two key components
of mitigating these challenges. It is for this reason the
South African National Energy Development Institute
(SANEDI) was established.
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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:

1. Original 12L Government Gazette
2. SANEDI 12L Brochure
3. Latest 12L Government Gazette
4. Taxation Laws
5. Deduction for Energy-Efficiency Savings

2016 12L Tax Incentives National Roadshow

It is an honour and privilage fior SANEDI to invite you to the 12L Tax Incentive National Roadshow Workshop. Kindly confirm by by sending an e-mail to wendyj@sanedi.org.za specifying which province you will be attending.

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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 . . .

Africa Energy Indaba 2016

SANEDI has once again conducted a very successful exhibition at the recent Africa Energy Indaba conference held in Sandton from the 16th to the 17th of February


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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Call for the Application for the 2016 SEED Awards

Green Start-up Enterprises Can Submit Their Candidacy by 21 March 2016
For more information click on the following link :

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)

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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 . . .


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

A New Solar Map
Until the commencement of this project there was a general lack of measured, high-accuracy solar data in South Africa available in the public domain, especially Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) data used for concentrating solar power (CSP) and concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) systems. The rationale for this GIZ funded project was to measure and release high-accuracy solar resource data into the public domain, as well as to update the existing solar maps for South Africa Read more…

‘My Green Home’ project launched

SANEDI is partnering with another exciting energy efficiency project that just kicked off: My Green Home! Starting this week, South Africans can learn and save along with the Ngewena family who is challenging habits, save energy and install energy efficient equipment in their house, to show others how to save money by http://rxreviewz.com/ pharmacy going green. Zwelethu the Father explains: “Our goal is to cut our electricity consumption by 15% with ‘no cost’ changes and with equipment take this to 40% percent in just three months”…

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.

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