Wait on for veil to lift on SA secret fuel sale

2017-10-03 07:02

The Central Energy Fund board chairperson says the fund is still calculating how much SA lost when 10.3 million barrels from its strategic fuel reserve were sold off in 2015.

Judgment day in 'secret nuclear deal' case

2017-04-26 06:27

The Western Cape High Court will today deliver judgment in the nuclear court case brought by two organisations against government.

Gordhan won't resign as MP ahead of Zuma no-confidence vote

2017-04-06 19:25

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan won’t resign as an MP - at least not before this month’s debate of a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

Eskom to sign IPP agreements shortly - Joemat-Pettersson

2017-02-28 12:16

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says the impasse between Eskom and IPPs has been removed, and agreements for renewable energy will be signed in the near future.

Why is everyone picking on the Russian nuclear deal - govt

2017-02-23 18:55

The government does not understand why everybody is picking on its agreement with Russia to possibly supply the country with nuclear power infrastructure, a high court has heard.

Nersa gets new boss

2017-01-10 20:16

Christopher Forlee has been appointed as the chief executive officer of the National Energy Regulator of South Africa.

Countdown as Eskom to kickstart nuclear process

2016-12-19 15:43

Eskom says it will release its request for information for the nuclear procurement programme by tonight or latest tomorrow.

Eskom now officially in charge of nuclear deal

2016-12-14 15:18

The Department of Energy has published a government gazette which officially moves the procurer of nuclear energy from the department to power utility Eskom.

SA adding 'too much' electricity to the grid - Brown

2016-11-30 20:12

South Africa is currently adding electricity to the national grid, which is more than what is required, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

McWilliams: SA’s nuclear deal with Russia serves only the kleptocracy

2016-11-24 10:22

The nuclear energy bill is symptomatic of a new era of kleptocracy where SA's future interests are sacrificed on the altar of greed and self-interest, says an analyst.


Nuclear ruling to cause 'great unhappiness' in Russian camp

2017-04-26 16:01

New trade union federation Saftu and opposition parties Cope and the DA are jubilant about a court ruling setting aside government's initial plans to procure nuclear energy.

Joemat-Pettersson left hurdles to thwart nuclear, DA says

2017-04-19 07:51

Former energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has created many nuclear hurdles that will help opponents of the procurement programme.

And then there were 3: Tina Joemat-Pettersson resigns as MP

2017-04-06 11:46

Former energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has joined Dipuo Peters and Mcebisi Jonas in resigning from Parliament, after they lost their jobs in the recent Cabinet reshuffle.

Russian nuclear deal places massive liability on South Africans

2017-02-25 16:33

A nuclear agreement with Russia has far-reaching consequences for the budget the Western Cape High Court heard.

Cape Town draws battle lines over right to buy alternative energy from IPPs

2017-01-26 19:04

The City of Cape Town plans to take Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson to court for the right to buy power directly from alternative energy suppliers, instead of Eskom.

Surprise move to make Eskom nuke procurer ‘unlawful’, court told

2017-01-10 17:47

The groups taking the Department of Energy to court over the nuclear procurement programme claim its decision to make Eskom the nuclear procurer was unlawful.

Eskom hits first hurdle as nuclear procurer

2016-12-15 17:08

Eskom’s bid to kick start the nuclear procurement programme has hit a speed bump when it postponed issuing the request for information.

Surprise energy gazette could delay nuclear trial

2016-12-13 10:48

A new nuclear determination that is about to be gazetted could delay the court challenge from environmentalists against the Department of Energy, the High Court has heard.

Energy minister supports nuclear coming online in 2026

2016-11-30 19:18

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has indicated that the nuclear new build programme will start coming online by 2026 and that renewable energy cannot be unconstrained.

Why discuss the nuclear deal in secret?

2016-11-16 07:08

A closed meeting on the nuclear build plan reinforces the perception that government has something to hide, says lobby group Safcei.

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