State of the Nuclear: Energy minister reveals the way forward

2017-08-10 06:01

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi gives an update on the state of the proposed nuclear new-build programme in South Africa.

Energy minister suspends head of planning and clean energy Ompi Aphane

2017-08-05 11:59

Department of Energy deputy director general for policy, planning and clean energy, Ompi Aphane has been suspended, Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has revealed.

Why SA must secure oil refining capacity - and how it must be done

2017-07-19 08:00

If South Africa were to build a new oil refinery it needs to be in the right location and able to produce clean fuels according to the latest specifications, says an oil and gas analyst.

SA still on nuclear train, energy minister tells Russian audience

2017-06-21 16:29

Despite being forced to review its nuclear plans, Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has told a Russian nuclear conference that South Africa remains committed to nuclear.

Kubayi defends Joemat-Pettersson over fuel stock sale

2017-05-30 19:45

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says her predecessor did not intend to mislead Parliament about the Strategic Fuel Fund's stock sale.

Vendor concern about the future of the nuclear build

2017-05-28 06:00

Energy minister concedes her department could have done better when it came to nuclear agreements.

Kubayi: new refinery will boost SA industrialisation

2017-05-22 19:18

A new oil refinery will aid SA’s industrialisation and make it less reliant on imports which are highly exposed to foreign exchange fluctuations, says the Energy Department.

MPs demand answers on 'illegal' fuel stock sale

2017-05-19 13:17

Political parties have again lambasted the "secret" sale of South Africa's strategic fuel stocks and insist on answers from new Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi about the deal.

New energy minister to follow in predecessor's footsteps

2017-05-16 15:23

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has pledged her support for the 3.7 GW gas infrastructure development programme started by her predecessor.

Possible public debate on nuclear gets a rousing welcome

2017-05-02 19:19

The willingness by Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi to open the nuclear debate to the public has been lauded by Parliament’s energy committee.


Cape Town takes govt to court in bid to buy electricity from IPPs

2017-08-07 07:53

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has confirmed that the Department of Energy and Nersa have been served with court papers by the City of Cape Town demanding the right of the city to purchase electricity from independent power producers.

Energy Minister suspends Central Energy Fund board, including acting CEO and CFO

2017-08-01 05:45

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has suspended the Central Energy Fund board, including its acting chief executive, chief financial officer and company secretary.

Project to retrieve SA's apartheid oil stash stalls

2017-06-30 05:00

A company that borrowed $15.4m worth of oil sludge from the government to help fund the recovery of crude stored in a mine during apartheid has yet to deliver more than three years later, says a source.

Rosatom shrugs off minister's doubts

2017-06-20 16:57

Despite Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi's concerns that the canning of the nuclear deal may have damaged relations with Russia, state nuclear firm Rosatom says this has not influenced its operations in SA.

Criminal charges in the pipeline for fuel fund execs - minister

2017-05-30 13:00

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says her department's probe into the Strategic Fuel Fund's attempts to buy assets in the country from Chevron is heading for criminal action.

Gigaba confirms he didn't sign nuclear deal with Russia

2017-05-26 12:50

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has told Parliament that he has not signed a nuclear deal with Russia.

Energy minister wants to clean house after fuel stock saga

2017-05-19 19:56

The sale of SA’s strategic fuel stock has prompted Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi to second her director-general to act as CEO at the Strategic Fuel Fund.

Radical restructuring at Central Energy Fund under way - Kubayi

2017-05-19 11:20

The Central Energy Fund will undergo radical restructuring to be more transparent and accountable, says Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi.

New nuclear agreements to be signed in June

2017-05-14 13:38

South Africa will sign standardised agreements with the US, China, South Korea, France and Russia, says Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi.

Gigaba: Govt committed to renewable power despite Eskom's cost claims

2017-04-19 18:45

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says government is still committed to renewable energy, despite claims by Eskom that it is costly.

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