Energy Department under fire for failing to reach targets

2016-08-30 12:13

Parliament has criticised the Department of Energy for spending 98% of its R7.27bn budget by the fourth quarter of 2015, but only achieving 45% of its targets.

Energy minister to be quizzed on missing nuclear documents

2016-08-19 07:55

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson will be asked in Parliament next week to account for missing documents in a court case regarding the nuclear programme.

Energy minister orders review of fuel fund contracts

2016-07-28 09:55

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has ordered the Central Energy Fund to conduct a review of Strategic Fuel Fund contracts since 2014.

AG to probe R5bn 'secret’ oil deal

2016-06-21 21:30

The Auditor General will be investigating the allegedly unlawful sale of 10 million barrels of crude oil fuel stocks involving Minister of Energy Joemat-Pettersson.

Govt misses court deadline on nuclear plan

2016-05-18 19:12

The government has failed to submit answering affidavits in its court case with activists regarding the non-submission of its Russian nuclear deal to Parliament.

Is nuclear energy the driver of corruption in ANC?

2016-05-06 08:22

A key issue regarding the 9.6GW nuclear new build programme that is not being explored enough is the “whispering” of an allegedly corrupt deal, energy experts have warned.

SA postpones nuclear deal as court case looms

2016-04-06 15:19

A court case questioning the legality of SA's nuclear procurement programme has caused government to delay gazetting the request for proposals, says the DA.

Environmentalists: SA did sign nuclear deal with Russia

2016-03-30 14:24

Environmentalists who have taken the government to court allege legal documents indicate that South Africa did sign a nuclear deal with Russia.

Energy minister caught in crossfire over nuclear IPP plan

2016-02-23 18:07

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has found herself on the wrong side of the political spectrum after she recommended the nuclear programme fall under the IPP office.

Joemat-Pettersson: We simply have to go nuclear route

2016-02-17 16:31

SA will continue to build on the success of Koeberg nuclear power station, as it boasts some of the best nuclear scientists in the world, says the energy minister.


Oilgate: How insiders stole R1.5bn in sale of SA’s strategic oil stockpile

2016-08-23 08:00

ALEC HOGG EXCLUSIVE: Those who engineered the sale of SA’s Strategic Fuel Fund on the conditions reported did it to enrich themselves.

There is no 'nuclear deal', says Joemat-Pettersson

2016-08-17 19:14

South Africa is pursuing a diversified energy mix, says Minister of Energy Tina Joemat-Pettersson, while emphasising that there is no so-called 'nuclear deal'.

De Lille: Let Cape Town buy Eskom's unwanted IPP energy

2016-07-26 06:34

The City of Cape Town wants to procure renewable energy from Independent Power Producers in the light of Eskom’s decision not to do so.

Nuclear deal: State misses another court deadline

2016-05-24 07:59

The government must respect the rules and commit to following timeframes, environmentalists have said after the state once again failed to submit answering affidavits.

Joemat-Pettersson: Govt will stick to affordable nuclear plan

2016-05-11 15:24

Energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says government will stick to a nuclear build programme it can afford and make sure the process is free of any corruption.

Nuclear plan not delayed indefinitely – ministry

2016-04-06 18:50

The 9.6 GW nuclear procurement programme has not been postponed indefinitely, according to the Department of Energy.

DA seeks to halt nuclear deal on new evidence

2016-03-30 20:30

DA MP Gordon Mackay will request that the energy minister immediately halt the nuclear procurement process as details have emerged that SA allegedly signed a deal with Russia.

WATCH: Welcome to Lego land, Africa’s biggest solar farm in De Aar

2016-03-04 11:39

An Irishman’s passion for job creation and solving South Africa’s energy restrictions with green technology has resulted in the largest solar farm in Africa.

Joemat-Pettersson wants nuclear under IPP office

2016-02-23 12:37

The 9 600 MW nuclear procurement programme should be run by the Independent Power Producer's office, says Minister of Energy Tina Joemat-Pettersson.

Malema a juvenile delinquent - Joemat-Pettersson

2016-02-17 16:27

Even a 6-year-old could tell EFF leader Julius Malema is a "juvenile delinquent", Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has said during the State of the Nation address debate.

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