Paul Semple: Renewable projects helped reduce loadshedding, created jobs

2015-10-12 20:00

Futuregrowth Area Manager Paul Semple talks to Candice Paine about renewable projects and how these initiatives aid in job creation and social upliftment.

Big firms may muscle in on small producer plan, warns IPP

2015-10-06 19:03

The darling of SA’s renewable energy programme says government must be careful not to allow big multinationals to abuse the new small projects programme.

Greenpeace warns ANC to drop nuclear plans

2015-10-06 11:15

Greenpeace has a message for the ANC ahead of its National General Council meeting this week: drop nuclear energy, or face massive resistance.

Africa can quadruple green energy

2015-10-05 20:01

Renewable energy sources could supply nearly a quarter of Africa's power needs by 2030, more than four times the current levels.

DOE lays down rules for gas IPP investors

2015-09-30 17:02

The Department of Energy has laid down the rules for potential investors in its Gas Independent Power Producer Programme

SA could increase gas to energy mix

2015-09-29 10:19

Gas contribution to future electricity output in South Africa could increase, says Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson.

Zim miner to build 600 MW power plant

2015-09-27 09:47

AIM-listed Sable Mining is to build a 600 MW coal-fired power station in Zimbabwe as the country accelerates private partnerships to offset a crippling power deficit.

Goat-killing menace mutates to clean energy source in rural Kenya

2015-09-16 15:21

A goat-killing toxic shrub that was the bane of this Rift Valley town now has a new starring role: a clean fuel that lights homes and can earn villagers up to $1 000 a year.

SA at the back of Rosatom's queue, says energy expert

2015-09-04 16:39

It is questionable whether Russian state nuclear energy corporation Rosatom will build eight nuclear plants in South Africa, says a UK energy policy expert.

Brian Molefe: Eskom on road to stability

2015-09-04 12:03

Eskom acting CEO Brian Molefe has unveiled the power utility's maintenance plan for the next year.


Eskom averts load shedding

2015-10-09 21:13

Eskom said on Friday it managed to avert load shedding despite some of its units tripping overnight and as electricity consumption increased amid warm weather conditions.

St Helena goes solar

2015-10-06 15:58

The island of St Helena in the Atlantic Ocean is now able to supply more than a third of its energy needs from renewable sources.

100% renewable energy access for all by 2050 - Greenpeace

2015-10-06 07:24

Political will is needed to bring about a green and inclusive economy, says Greenpeace, which is launching a report to plot the way towards a new world.

Sasol cautious on resumption of Iran oil imports

2015-10-01 13:56

Sasol has taken a wait and see stance on the resumption of crude oil imports from Iran, after an agreement set the scene for the lifting of sanctions on the country.

Nersa outlines gas pricing plan

2015-09-30 11:57

The pricing mechanism for SA's natural gas programme will be informed by national consumption statistics, says an official of energy regulator Nersa.

Shell scraps controversial oil exploration in Alaska

2015-09-28 10:07

Anglo-Dutch energy giant Royal Dutch Shell says it has scrapped its controversial offshore exploration in Alaska after failing to find sufficient quantities of oil and gas.

How SA can build nuclear without state funding

2015-09-21 11:41

IN-DEPTH: South Africa could look to places like Finland and Turkey when trying to figure out a way to fund its high-cost nuclear build programme.

Pietermaritzburg looks at switch to gas

2015-09-14 10:54

Pietermaritzburg residents and businesses could in future be using gas as alternative energy, if a municipal study proves this is viable.

Lynne Brown: Eskom not out of the woods yet

2015-09-04 12:21

South Africa is not out of the woods yet despite having had 26 days without load shedding, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Glencore resumes supplying coal at contracted price

2015-09-04 10:25

Eskom acting CEO Brian Molefe, Public Enterprise Minister Lynne Brown and War Room representatives brief the media on what is happening in SA's War Room.

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