Gigaba: Govt committed to renewable power despite Eskom's cost claims

2017-04-19 18:45

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says government is still committed to renewable energy, despite claims by Eskom that it is costly.

Unions enter murky info war over Eskom, IPPs deal

2017-03-06 19:26

An information war about the economic benefits of green energy is heating up as unions embark on marches to protest against Eskom signing on more renewable IPPs.

IPPs get ready to sign after Zuma fuels Eskom action

2017-02-10 17:09

Eskom has set the ball rolling to sign 26 power purchase agreements that will mean independent power producers can start construction on wind and solar projects.

Court can force Eskom to sign wind, solar plans – IPP legal advice

2017-01-18 12:08

Renewable energy IPPs whose new build plans have been held up by Eskom can take the power utility to court, according to legal opinion by Webber Wentzel.

Eskom IPP freeze will result in 15 000 fewer jobs - Sarec

2016-12-20 11:06

The SA Renewable Energy Council says 15 000 possible jobs are in jeopardy as Eskom refuses to sign power purchasing agreements with 26 IPPs.


New energy minister delays IPP signing amid protest from unions

2017-04-11 08:35

New Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has raised concerns with renewable energy IPPs, whose Power Purchase Agreements were supposed to be finalised on Tuesday.

Eskom wants to renegotiate what it pays IPPs - SAREC

2017-02-17 16:44

It seems Eskom still wants to renegotiate prices for the purchase of renewable energy from Independent Power Producers, says the SA Renewable Energy Council.

SONA: Zuma commits SA to renewable energy

2017-02-09 21:12

Renewable energy forms an important part of the South Africa's energy mix, says President Jacob Zuma in his State of the Nation Address.

Wind/solar sectors mull Eskom court bid while new energy plan delayed

2017-01-10 12:45

The Department of Energy has delayed new energy plans, while the renewable sector is considering going to court to force Eskom’s hand amid its new build woes.

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