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.

Commemorating Mandela: Govt declares 18 July national day of service

2018-07-06 17:07

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe says in a bid to to encourage people to go out and serve, there will be no official event to celebrate former president Nelson Mandela's birthday.

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.

Investors want policy certainty to invest in gas

2018-07-01 14:58

Investors want policy certainty about the integrated resource plan before they put their money behind gas projects, says an independent power producer.

Funding needed to support gas energy projects in SADC – Radebe

2018-06-26 19:44

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said that the exploitation of gas resources in the SADC region requires financial resources.

Matshela Koko: Radebe's path will undermine Eskom, lead to job losses

2018-06-08 13:36

Government policies in the energy sector will undermine Eskom's financial viability and lead to job losses, writes former interim Eskom CEO Matshela Koko .

New IPP projects to inject up to R50bn into economy

2018-06-01 14:52

A new bidding window for the next phase of independent power producers (IPP) will open in November, and is expected to inject R40bn - R50bn in investment into the country.

Nuclear still in SA's energy mix, says Jeff Radebe

2018-05-16 12:17

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe has told reporters in Parliament that nuclear energy remains a part of SA’s energy mix, but says that the extent to which government invests will be determined through policy.

Radebe: Demand calls for balancing act in SA's energy sector

2018-05-15 16:42

South Africa’s energy supply must be secured as the country’s economy continues on its upward trajectory, says Energy Minister Jeff Radebe.

PetroSA must move from ICU to normal ward before it becomes healthy, says Radebe

2018-05-08 14:37

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe supports the Central Energy Fund's turnaround strategy to nurse PetroSA back to health.


Radebe: Decision to decommission coal plants is economic

2018-07-29 07:45

The decision to decommission coal-fired plants is economic, and fits future plans, explains Energy Minister Jeff Radebe.

Radebe: Renewable IPPs to create over 114 000 'job years'

2018-07-05 15:30

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe says that the renewable independent power producer projects could create over 114 000 "job years".

Two officials on paid suspension cost department over R2m, Jeff Radebe says

2018-07-04 07:57

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe has told Parliament that two senior officials in his department had been put on nearly a year of paid suspension each, at a combined cost of R2.6m.

Energy Minister talks up renewables, proposes closer BRICS cooperation

2018-06-28 22:30

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe says that BRICS countries should more closely cooperate on renewable energy projects, energy storage, electric vehicles and the extraction of natural gas.

ANC to launch manifesto forums ahead of 2019 elections

2018-06-25 22:03

The ANC has held a manifesto consultative workshop where it engaged with party members, academics, civic organisations as well as political analysts and economists.

SA no longer has agreement with Russians on nuclear, says Radebe

2018-06-04 06:30

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe says South Africa no longer has an agreement with the Russians to procure for the development of nuclear energy for the country.

Eskom continues with front-end nuclear preparation

2018-05-17 17:55

Eskom is continuing with front-end planning for a nuclear build programme, its senior manager of nuclear new build has said at African Utility Week.

Radebe: Stagnant SA economy needs policy certainty

2018-05-15 21:46

SA needs policy certainty - especially on energy policy - to attract significant infrastructure investment, says Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe.

Stable SOE governance vital for SA's energy certainty, says Jeff Radebe

2018-05-10 13:00

As part of bringing certainty to the energy sector, Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe intends to ensure stable governance at state-owned enterprises.

Radebe: IPPs did not cause job losses in coal sector

2018-05-08 14:10

IPPs are not meant to compete with coal power producers, says Energy Minister Jeff Radebe.

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