Radebe to head panel in search for new NPA boss

2018-10-14 16:31

Minister Jeff Radebe will head up the panel involved in selecting the new national director of public prosecutions, the Presidency announced on Sunday.

Nuclear power still viable for SA's energy mix - industry

2018-10-07 08:14

South Africa’s nuclear industry will ask government to bring back the 9.6GW of nuclear energy into the country’s energy mix.

7 figures that reflect the state of mining in SA

2018-09-15 11:00

Although still considered a 'sunrise industry' by the Minerals Council of South Africa, SA's mining industry has faced job losses, a fall in its exploration budget and rising input costs for the past decade.

AT A GLANCE: The new energy plan in numbers

2018-09-09 16:00

Struggling to wrap your head around the new draft Integrated Resource Plan? Here are the key figures, deadlines and milestones you need to know.

A realistic look at energy's 'new dawn'

2018-09-07 06:15

There is plenty to do if the promise of IRP methodology – that consumers’ interests would come first – is to be realised, say Stephen Thomas & Angela Andrews.

SA energy will still be two-thirds coal in 2030, Radebe tells MPs

2018-09-05 06:45

The department of energy has told MPs that the draft IRP's coal component is in line with the country's energy policy, although by 2030, it will cost the country R20bn more than outlined in the 2010 plan.

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.

No additional nuclear in SA's electricity plan, government punts renewable energy

2018-08-27 10:08

Minster of Energy Jeff Radebe has gazetted the long-awaited Integrated Resources Plan and the public have 60 days to comment.

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.

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.

 

Govt considering price ceiling for unleaded petrol

2018-10-11 10:32

Government is considering fixing a maximum price for unleaded fuel to cushion the country from escalating prices, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has said.

Greenhouse gases from new coal power stations will add R28bn to emission reduction bill

2018-09-28 11:27

The proposed Thabametsi and Khanyisa coal-fired power stations would add R28bn to South Africa’s costs to fulfill the commitments under the Paris Agreement, says an environmental rights group.

Monster fuel hikes may hit SA motorists in October, warns AA

2018-09-13 15:00

The biggest fuel price hike in SA's history could take place in October, the Automobile Association has warned, based on mid-month unaudited data from the Central Energy Fund.

Radebe: State had to subsidise September fuel price

2018-09-09 06:21

Government had little choice but to subsidise this month’s petrol price increase, a decision that preceded the announcement of South Africa slipping into a recession, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said this week.

Radebe stands his ground on coal dominance under DA scrutiny

2018-09-05 15:18

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has told Parliament that government’s energy policy takes into account all of the country's energy sources, as well as the role of poverty and inequality.

No deliberate plan to exclude nuclear energy from IRP - Radebe

2018-09-04 21:52

There was no deliberate move to exclude nuclear energy from the government’s new draft electricity roadmap, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe told MPs on Tuesday.

7 takeaways from SA's energy plan - the draft IRP 2018

2018-08-27 15:16

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has gazetted the Integrated Resources Plan for public comment. Here's what you need to know.

Business body calls for tabling of energy, resource plans

2018-08-26 17:59

Business looks forward to the tabling of the revised versions of the Integrated Energy Plan and the Integrated Resource Plan, says BUSA.

Funding holding back women in the energy sector - Radebe

2018-08-20 14:09

Lack of funding is among the factors limiting the participation of women in the energy sector, said Energy minister Jeff Radebe.

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.

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