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#EnergyIndaba: Radically different approach needed to power Africa

If the continent dealt with its access to electricity challenge with the same gusto it is applying to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, the problem would already be solved...

By Nicci Botha 3 days ago

Government urged to delay procurement of new nuclear power generation until after 2030

The debate around procuring new nuclear capacity for South Africa's unreliable power grid carries on...

26 Feb 2021

What is it about nuclear energy that its opponents don't want you to know?

The recent spate of anti-nuclear media coverage coincides with the Nersa's public consultation process on procuring 2,500MW of nuclear energy...

By Des Muller 15 Feb 2021

Cape Town wants to break free from its dependence on Eskom

Another five-day round of load shedding has strengthened the City of Cape Town's resolve to break free from its reliance on Eskom as its main source of electricity supply...

21 Jan 2021

Steam generator leak shuts down Koeberg unit 1

Koeberg nuclear power station has taken its unit 1 offline after a leak in one of its three steam generators worsened. ..

4 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Energy & Mining

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Energy & Mining platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list...

14 Dec 2020

Energy and infrastructure: The African economic multiplier

Forward thinking investors and entrepreneurs in the African energy sector will deliver significant downstream benefits for the continent in the coming years...

By Bhavtik Vallabhjee 18 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

De Ruyter's plan to fix Eskom - part 2

Business should support the just energy transition as it could be the pivot to drive new industrial activity in South Africa, André de Ruyter . Eskom CEO, told The Directors' Event webinar.

By Nicci Botha 22 Oct 2020

De Ruyter's plan to fix Eskom - part 1

Ten months into the job, Eskom's newish boss, André de Ruyter, jokes that he is a veteran compared to the longevity of CEOs past. And nobody envies him the task of putting a debt-ridden, plundered and neglected business back together again...

By Nicci Botha 21 Oct 2020

#SUSASummit: Anand Murthy speaks on radical affordable housing

These are the highlights of BridgePort Developments founder Anand Murthy's talk at the SingularityU South Africa 2020 Summit...

16 Oct 2020

Is the government prepared to prevent a nuclear disaster?

While the recent seismic activity off the south-east coastline was brushed off by Eskom as no cause for alarm, NGOs are concerned about the risks associated with a nuclear plant so close to a fault line and to densely populated areas...

8 Oct 2020

Steam generators arrive at Koeberg power plant

The first of Koeberg's nuclear power station's long-awaited six replacement steam generators have arrived in Cape Town, and the first three will be installed into Unit 1 between February and June 2021...

1 Oct 2020

Fossil fuel-based energy mix remains a challenge for South Africa

The main challenge facing South Africa is its fossil fuel-based energy mix that is heavily dependent on the mining industry for supplying coal and employment opportunities...

By Paul Nel 3 Sep 2020



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