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 vows to create policy certainty for SA energy

2018-05-08 11:41

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe has committed to ensuring policy certainty to support President Cyril Ramaphosa's investment drive.

Energy department cuts budget allocation for clean energy

2018-04-19 07:15

The department of energy plans to cut its budget allocation for clean energy, much to the disappointment of the portfolio committee on energy.

Why we will miss Mama Winnie

2018-04-08 06:01

It was in Mama Winnie’s warmth that many appreciated the shoulder to cry on when faced with predicaments of life, writes Jeff Radebe.

Signing of renewable energy contracts delayed - but only for a few hours

2018-04-04 12:40

The signing of R56bn in contracts with 27 independent renewable energy producers has been delayed until Wednesday afternoon, as officials worked to finalise details of the deals.

Court rejects Numsa's urgent bid to block IPP signing

2018-03-29 12:50

The North Gauteng High Court has struck Numsa and Transform RSA's urgent application to block the signing of 27 outstanding renewable IPPs from the roll.


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.

Another petrol price knock for SA motorists

2018-04-26 15:44

The price of petrol will increase by 49c a litre on 2 May, Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe announced.

Cabinet has final word on nuclear - Radebe

2018-04-09 17:49

The Department of Energy will have to report back to Cabinet regarding requests for proposals for the new nuclear build programme before a final decision on nuclear energy is made.

NUM hits out at Radebe on IPP deal, threatens to end ANC support

2018-04-05 10:10

Union NUM has threatened to end its support for the ANC if the government continues with its renewable energy programme, saying clean power will destroy jobs and create ghost towns in coal mining areas.

Clean, cost effective energy is SA's right, says Radebe after IPP ruling

2018-03-30 11:04

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe has welcomed the ruling of the North Gauteng High Court to reject an urgent application to interdict the signing of 27 renewable independent power producer projects.

The IPP interdict: Transform RSA's murky management

2018-03-13 22:42

Following a last-minute court bid, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has agreed with two applicants to postpone signing several Independent Power Producers (IPP) agreements until March 27.

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