News And Awards

Phelan Energy Group Shatters Solar Tariff with New Low Record Price

A world leader in the development of affordable Solar PV solutions, Phelan Energy Group Limited (PEG), has made global headlines this week by winning a contract to develop a 50MWac…

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Reducing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder In De Aar

More common in South Africa than Down Syndrome, Spina Bifida and Autism combined,Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) directly affects at least 3 million people in the country1. Drinking alcohol while…

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Inspiring Youngster Shares His Recipe For Success

I am 21-years-old and I am originally from Bloemfontein in the Free State. In Grade 11 I had to quit school because both my parents had passed away and I…

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Skills Development and Youth Employment in De Aar

I am 23-years-old and am originally from Mossel Bay. I have been living with my paternal grandparents in De Aar for the last 15 years.   When I finished school…

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How I Am Paying It Back: Simon Dithebe

I grew up in a suburb called WY8, which is part of the small town of Kuruman in the Northern Cape. My father passed away while I was still a…

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Young Business Woman Inspired by Solar Capital Entrepreneurial Development Programme

I grew up in Graff-Reinet where I lived with my parents and two brothers. It was not a happy household and I was glad to leave as soon as I…

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Solar power – the green and clean energy we need in SA according to Paschal Phelan

The environmental change sweeping our world is happening at a rate far faster than previously imagined, concluded the Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6) study carried out by United Nations Environment Programme…

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Youngsters In Service of Their Communities

The aphorism ‘a rising tide lifts all boats’ is associated with the idea that improvements in the general economy will benefit all participants in that economy. It is especially relevant…

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Changing Lives In De Aar: The Story of Francquois Jonkers

I was raised by a single mother in De Aar during the 80s and 90s and was devastated when she passed away when I was 9. Luckily for me, I…

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Are SA businesses doing enough to give back asks Paschal Phelan?

Are businesses doing enough to give back to the communities in which they work? This has been a question that many South African companies have faced since Corporate Social Investment…

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