ARTICLES RELATING TO ENERGY

Zuma: Tremendous progress with SA's energy security

2016-07-27 18:07

Tremendous progress is being made in the government's quest for energy security in South Africa, says President Jacob Zuma.

Uranium is the dirty underbelly of nuclear - scientist

2016-07-21 12:56

Anti-nuclear sentiment tends to focus on nuclear waste or operational risks, but more focus should be on the “dirty underbelly” of uranium mining, says a science adviser.

‘We are humbly the best’ - nuclear firm Rosatom

2016-07-21 07:58

Rosatom's Viktor Polikarpov says the nuclear firm is the best in the field and has every intention to bid for South Africa's nuclear tender.

No load shedding for the foreseeable future - Eskom

2016-07-19 19:00

There will be no load shedding for the remainder of winter and possibly until March 2017, says Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe.

Clean energy investments fell 23% in first half quarter

2016-07-15 06:34

Global investment in renewable energy fell 23% in the first half of this year as the cost of installing solar panels declined and China paused the pace of its spending.

Solar power keeps lights on in SA - CEO

2016-07-11 10:45

There is no longer load shedding in SA, because solar power stations, like the one in the Northern Cape are now generating power, says a CEO.

Billion euro investment for Cameroon hydroelectric plant

2016-07-10 13:00

French energy giant EDF and the World Bank are to join the government of Cameroon in funding a $1.2bn hydroelectric plant.

Molefe leads load shedding free Eskom to new heights

2016-07-05 11:11

Eskom has reported improved financial results, owed to improvements at management levels.

Britain's commitment firm on climate - secretary

2016-06-29 16:23

Britain will not renege on its climate change commitments, Energy and Climate Secretary Amber Rudd has told investors, just days after her country voted to quit the EU.

North American leaders make energy pledge

2016-06-28 16:04

The leaders of the US, Canada and Mexico are set to pledge to use renewable energy to generate half of North America's power by 2025, White House officials say.

 

Solar Impulse 2 on last leg of tour

2016-07-24 17:01

The first solar-powered plane to circle the world has taken off from Cairo for Abu Dhabi, on the final leg of its journey.

Four ways Africa can solve its energy gap

2016-07-21 11:34

George Njenga, GE Power Steam Power Systems regional executive for sub-Saharan Africa, shares solutions to Africa's energy challenge.

Eskom research project to tackle nuclear fears

2016-07-20 18:58

Eskom has signed the second phase of a research project which involves six South African universities and aims to improve Africa's electrification.

Numsa to picket at Eskom offices for 'better living wage'

2016-07-18 11:06

Numsa members at Eskom plan to picket outside the power utility's head office to demand a 'substantial' wage hike as well as a housing allowance increase.

SPECIAL FEATURE: SA good laboratory for renewable energy - US official

2016-07-11 10:50

South Africa has been a really good laboratory for making renewable energy development commercially and economically successful, according to a US official.

SPECIAL FEATURE: Localisation retains renewable capital in SA

2016-07-11 10:30

The localisation of manufacturing in the renewable energy sector in South Africa is important from an economic perspective, explain experts.

Why are Africans afraid of nuclear energy, asks Molefe

2016-07-06 08:47

Africa should use nuclear energy to move forward, says Eskom CEO Brian Molefe.

Eskom debunks 'negative narrative by some energy experts'

2016-06-29 21:05

There should be no denying that Eskom's performance has improved over the last 10 months, says Eskom group executive for generation, Matshela Koko.

'Game changer' helium gas field found in Tanzania

2016-06-28 19:40

A newly discovered helium gas field in Tanzania has been hailed as a "game changer" by scientists who say it could satisfy world demand for almost seven years.

Pilot Piccard: Solar flight is dream come true

2016-06-23 21:52

Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard, 58, has just realised his dream of crossing the Atlantic ocean solo aboard the Solar Impulse 2 plane, with the Sun as his only source of power.

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