Blocking IPP signing a 'delay tactic' nothing more - Yelland

2018-03-14 07:02

South Africa cannot fight the move towards renewable power , energy expert Chris Yelland has said.

Mahlobo and Eskom will face court action if they fail to keep nuclear pledge

2017-11-29 12:06

Energy Minister David Mahlobo and Eskom have made pledges to the Western Cape High Court that they will adhere to the court ruling regarding the nuclear procurement programme.

Eskom’s latest work on energy policy plan rejects nuclear

2017-11-24 07:08

The findings of the latest work on the draft Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity by Eskom for the Department of Energy are proving to be somewhat problematic for Energy Minister David Mahlobo.

Nuclear energy needs may be adjusted downwards - Mahlobo

2017-11-21 14:03

South Africa's nuclear needs may be lower than the initial 9.6GW mooted in the current Integrated Resource Plan, Energy Minister David Mahlobo has told Parliament.

Mahlobo instructs officials to fast-track SA's energy plan

2017-10-31 19:54

New Energy Minister David Mahlobo has instructed his Department to finalise SA's overarching energy plan with immediate effect, fueling fears that the move is a means to fast-track a nuclear deal.

'Mahlobo in oil talks with Senegal's Sall, not Russia's Putin over nuclear'

2017-10-24 16:57

Energy Minister David Mahlobo was part of President Jacob Zuma’s delegation that met the Senegalese government and was not meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin, his deputy has said.

Nuclear: 'Mahlobo may be the bulldozer Zuma needs'

2017-10-18 07:44

The most crucial Cabinet move is David Mahlobo’s appointment to the energy ministry, according to Anne Fruhauf, vice-president at New York-based risk adviser Teneo Intelligence.

Fuel price hike: SA motorists to fork out more for fuel in October

2017-10-02 13:36

Motorists will have to fork out more for both petrol and diesel as the the Department of Energy reports increase in the SA fuel price. Further fuel prices increases are expected.

Energy department seeks R68bn to fund power grid backlog

2017-09-12 14:00

The Department of Energy is in talks with development finance institutions to fund a R68bn-plus backlog in the country’s ageing electricity distribution infrastructure.

Kubayi's Eskom decision provides much-needed policy certainty - IPPs

2017-09-01 16:58

Renewable energy producers say Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi's decision that Eskom must sign power purchase agreements with them has provided leadership on policy certainty.


DoE: There's no interdict, we chose to put IPP signing on hold

2018-03-13 14:17

The Department of Energy says it has 'voluntarily' decided to delay the signing of independent power producer agreements, following a last-minute court bid by two groups.

Mahlobo punts smaller power stations despite big nuclear plans

2017-11-28 17:24

Energy Minister David Mahlobo has punted smaller generation units built in a modular manner, despite the bid by himself and President Jacob Zuma to launch a massive nuclear new build programme.

Govt to look at Brics funding for local refinery - Mahlobo

2017-11-22 19:44

Government is considering calling on its Brics partners to help fund a refinery in South Africa, Energy Minister David Mahlobo has told Parliament.

We'll interdict any nuclear deal - DA

2017-11-05 13:05

The Democratic Alliance's Gordon Mackay says his party will not hesitate to interdict any moves from government to clinch a nuclear deal.

Petrol price rises amid weaker rand

2017-10-29 10:30

The price of both grades of petrol will increase slightly, but diesel consumers will however suffer a steeper hike as the weaker rand weighs.

New Energy Minister Mahlobo's first words on his nuclear vision for SA

2017-10-19 10:40

Incoming Energy Minister David Mahlobo has highlighted his vision for SA's nuclear energy future, following the approval for Eskom to develop 4GW of new power stations near Koeberg.

Kubayi hails gas as SA and globe's energy future

2017-10-11 06:30

Government is going to remove all obstacles to speed up the development of a gas industry in South Africa, says Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi.

FRA fights for margins

2017-10-01 06:00

Fuel retailers are taking legal action against the energy ministry in a bid to extend retailers’ profits.

Steep jump in petrol price from Wednesday

2017-09-03 10:45

The price of petrol will increase by 67c a litre from next Wednesday, while the price of diesel will be 44c a litre more, the Department of Energy says.

Kubayi: Eskom must sign IPP agreements by end of October

2017-09-01 13:03

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has announced that Eskom must sign the IPP power purchase agreements by the end of October.

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