Thinking sustainability - Energy, Food, Water Nexus for South Africa

The South African National Energy Association (SANEA) will be hosting a two-day conference as a platform to share knowledge and information about the Energy, Food, Water Nexus for South Africa...

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Mineral Resources focuses on gas and oil

The Department of Mineral Resources, which has withdrawn the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment (MPRDA) Bill, is to bring its focus on gas and oil to Cabinet...

3 days ago

Load shedding looms as Eskom runs out of coal

South Africans may face another bout of load shedding because Eskom has only 20 days' coal supply at 10 of its 15 power stations...

18 Sep 2018

Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix

Africa has the least nuclear power of any continent in the world, with the exception of where nuclear power is banned...

By Oluwole Olutola 17 Sep 2018

Lithium demand to soar in the next five years

The demand for lithium, needed for the batteries to power electric vehicles (EV), will more than double from 26.7kt in 2018 to 58.3kt in 2022...

13 Sep 2018

Chinese loan to Eskom granted without conditions

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the recent Chinese loan that was given to state-owned entity, Eskom, comes with no conditions...

12 Sep 2018

Energy moves to ensure compliance of IPP implementation agreements

Government needs to urgently ensure the compliance of implementation agreements (IAs) related to Independent Power Producers (IPPs), Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe said...

7 Sep 2018

CUT Solar Project gets an upgrade

In 2013, Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) embarked on its first project to harness the power of the sun. This year, they decided to upscale the project with the installation of a Solar Plant...

6 Sep 2018

Energy Portfolio Committee welcomes draft IRP

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy says the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) policy certainty to the country...

5 Sep 2018

Eskom signs wage agreement with unions

Eskom has signed a wage agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA).

31 Aug 2018

Key questions the Zondo inquiry needs to pose about the nuclear deal

South Africa is emerging from a debilitating period where politicians and their benefactors systematically placed pliable individuals into key positions at state institutions to gain undue influence and ultimately financial advantage...

By Hartmut Winkler 31 Aug 2018

Civil organisations challenge new coal inclusion in IRP

Allowing the two new coal plants contemplated by the draft Integrate Resource Plan (IRP) to go ahead would be disastrous for water resources, air quality, health, land, and the climate...

30 Aug 2018

Coal is still king and nuclear takes a backseat in draft IRP

Coal will remain top of the heap, with gas and wind being the next most important contributors in the long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which details the country's energy mix in 2030...

28 Aug 2018

Tanzania, Uganda sign gas pipeline deal

Tanzania and Uganda have signed an agreement for the construction a natural gas pipeline...

27 Aug 2018

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