ARTICLES RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Necsa staff to get salaries on Friday

2020-01-24 06:00

Nuclear Energy Corporation South Africa spokesperson Nikelwa Tengimfene told Fin24 that the corporation would be able to pay its staff salaries on Friday and that it was on track to make the necessary payments for employee benefits thereafter.

Consolidate Eskom with energy department - ANCWL president Bathabile Dlamini

2020-01-12 11:59

Eskom should be consolidated with the energy department - ANC Women's League president Bathabile Dlamini believes that should be part of government's rescue plan for the power utility.

Energy minister's remarks point to upcoming fuel price hike

2019-02-26 11:11

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe told Parliament's oversight committee on energy on Tuesday that difficulties beyond the government's control look set to inform the fuel price announcement due at the end of the week.

Petrol to go up by 7c/l in February

2019-02-01 16:42

The Department of Energy has announced price increases for petrol and diesel for the month of February.

Department of Energy to review how it costs basic fuel price

2018-11-28 11:11

The department of energy has invited public comments on how it calculates the underlying prices of fuel, diesel and illuminating paraffin - before taxes, transport, and other costs are added.

New energy plan still overestimating demand, committee hears

2018-10-31 10:56

Though the new draft IRP is a vast improvement on that of 2010, thanks to a "least-cost" scenario, the plan still sticks to electricity projections that are far too high, the portfolio committee has heard.

Nuclear is still there

2018-09-02 06:01

Although the new Integrated Resource Plan is seen as a big improvement, its pricing structure, especially concerning new coal stations, is seen as implausible.

MPs fume over energy department's 'boycott' of fuel price meeting

2018-08-14 11:52

Parliament’s portfolio committee on energy resolved to summon Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe to appear before it after no-one from his department showed up for a planned fuel price meeting.

This is how SA’s petrol prices doubled in 10 years – including a 165% increase in fuel tax

2018-07-03 11:11

The price of a litre of petrol in South Africa grew from R6.92 in July 2008 to R15.53 in July 2018.

Trump sanctions on Iran will hurt SA in fuel price - DoE

2018-05-10 13:19

The direct impact of the US sanctions on Iran would be felt on fuel prices, although South Africa does not import oil from the Middle East state, the department of energy said on Thursday.

 

Mantashe announces seven NECSA board members

2020-01-21 16:49

Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe has announced the appointment of seven members to the board of the Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa, through a statement released on Tuesday afternoon.

Fuel price cap still being investigated, energy department says

2019-04-17 15:11

The possibility of a hard fuel price ceiling was mooted by Energy Minister Jeff Radebe in mid-October 2018, as a cushion against escalating prices.

PetroSA still facing uncertain future - Auditor General

2019-02-12 18:00

Low crude oil prices are taking their toll on national oil company PetroSA, and the Auditor General has raised concerns over its ability to continue operating in future.

Challenge against removal of nuclear corp. board struck from urgent court roll

2019-01-18 15:14

A high court judge has struck from the urgent roll an application challenging the removal of three board members from the Southern African Nuclear Energy Corporation.

AA expects petrol price drop, diesel price rise for November

2018-10-31 13:39

The association was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.

Bleak festive season ahead as petrol price spills over R17/litre

2018-10-01 19:44

A bleak festive season is on the cards if the current rate of fuel increases continues over the next two months, warns an economist.

Jeff Radebe presents fuel price options - and why most of them won't work

2018-08-21 14:55

Radebe conceded that fuel prices in South Africa were at an all-time high and government, labour, business and civil society were in unison on the negative impact.

Radebe: Eskom is not closing its own coal plants for IPPs

2018-07-04 16:06

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe has told Parliament Eskom is not closing its own coal plants early to meet Independent Power Producers' offtake requirements.

PETROL SHOCKER: Inland price spurts over R16/litre

2018-07-01 11:46

Both grades of petrol, 93 and 95 (ULP & LRP), will again increase on Wednesday, taking the inland per litre pump price to over R16, the Department of Energy has announced.

Eskom rolls out plan to tackle bloated workforce

2018-04-03 07:10

After a decade of unprecedented growth in staff numbers, cash-strapped power utility Eskom is finally tackling the controversial issue of its headcount.

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