ARTICLES RELATING TO ENERGY

Eskom's next tariff application in doubt - expert

2017-05-21 13:09

Legal challenges to regulatory decisions are growing in SA and regulators are gradually understanding that their decisions may be subject to judicial review, says an expert.

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.

Firms face double electricity winter tariff whammy - analyst

2017-05-16 09:46

In addition to annual municipal hikes, businesses and industrial electricity users will have to cough up more for Eskom's winter rates from June to August, says an energy specialist.

Municipalities to feel the heat as Nersa caps electricity tariffs

2017-05-04 14:11

Municipalities relying on an electricity tariff hike are likely to feel the crunch after energy regulator Nersa ruled on a cap at 1.88% for the 2017/18 financial year, says OUTA.

Joemat-Pettersson left hurdles to thwart nuclear, DA says

2017-04-19 07:51

Former energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has created many nuclear hurdles that will help opponents of the procurement programme.

Hydrogen fuel cell cars creep up on electrics

2017-04-13 22:45

Hydrogen fuel cell cars could one day challenge electric cars in the race for pollution-free roads, but only if more stations are built to fuel them.

Nuclear still on track, despite S&P warning on Eskom

2017-04-05 06:05

A nuclear build programme is still in consideration, despite ratings agency S&P's warning on the contingent liabilities, according to Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Eskom opens up on reason for redacted Dentons report

2017-03-29 18:57

Eskom says a redacted version of the Dentons report - shed light on financial abuses - was released to respect the rights of the parties involved.

Room for renewables and nuclear in energy mix - researcher

2017-03-12 15:49

A researcher suggests renewables could not be a source of base load power in the future, despite their low cost. However, they still have a valuable role to play in SA's energy mix.

Eskom suspends bulk power cut to 2 municipalities

2017-03-02 18:20

Eskom has suspended the planned interruption of bulk power supply to two municipalities after reaching agreements for the settlements of their arrears.

 

Eskom wants to keep lights on this winter

2017-05-19 15:57

Eskom is promising to keep the lights on this winter, despite severe weather conditions that have already started to grip the country.

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.

Petro SA mum on business rescue reports

2017-05-04 17:10

The Central Energy Fund is handling certain issues regarding its subsidiary Petro SA internally and will make its decisions known in time, says a spokesperson.

Eskom pleased with new mobile transformers

2017-04-25 16:50

After almost six years, five mobile transformers have been delivered to its Mkondeni unit in KwaZulu Natal, says Eskom.

De Lille vows to take minister to court over energy management

2017-04-18 21:30

The City of Cape Town will take legal action in a bid to be able to purchase renewable energy directly from independent power producers, mayor Patricia de Lille says.

SA’s IPP project sets the standard

2017-04-09 06:13

It is important to regularly pause, reflect and appreciate a job well conceived and well executed, writes Brenda Martin.

Koeberg power station contributes billions to SA economy - Brown

2017-03-30 12:20

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says it is important to understand that all power stations generate jobs for communities as well as a multitude of goods and services.

eMalahleni faces Eskom blackout

2017-03-13 06:13

Mpumalanga’s once-thriving town is swimming in debt as well as indebtedness, which it blames on maladministration and collusion

Earthlife wins first case against coal power

2017-03-12 06:02

Environmentalists believe they have struck a major blow to the future of coal-powered stations, following their win in the first climate change case in the High Court in Pretoria this week.

Eskom to sign IPP agreements shortly - Joemat-Pettersson

2017-02-28 12:16

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says the impasse between Eskom and IPPs has been removed, and agreements for renewable energy will be signed in the near future.

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