Name change for Philips Lighting

2018-05-24 14:26

The intention to change the name of Philips Lighting to Signify was recently announced.

Energy experts say Eskom must go

2018-05-20 06:06

Buckling under the weight of debt, Eskom is the biggest stumbling block to developing affordable, clean power in South Africa, and it should be unbundled, experts say.

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.

Nuclear will not solve SA's energy problems - resource expert

2018-05-16 23:00

Almost every ecosystem on earth has figured out how to grow and develop while contributing to the system they live in, explains a bio-mimicry expert.

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.

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.

Ideas good, but execution vital for SA energy sector, says Eskom's Hadebe

2018-05-15 13:00

Ideas form a good basis for growth and development, but in the end only execution will bring about growth, says acting Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe.

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 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.

How do we exploit oil and gas industry?

2018-04-29 06:01

Oil and gas exploration in South Africa dates back more than a century.

 

Thoughts on the optimal electricity-generation mix for South Africa

2018-05-22 07:26

If the nuclear industry wants to be taken seriously, it must face the real elephants in the room openly and honestly, instead of trying to distract attention away from them, says energy expert Chris Yelland.

Nuclear not feasible in a corrupt environment – expert

2018-05-17 21:04

Nuclear energy cannot be developed in a corrupt environment. Nonetheless, persistent concerns about its feasibility are down to "propaganda", according to energy expert Des Muller.

How the rising petrol price will affect your pocket

2018-05-17 07:18

A projected massive hike in the fuel price follows successive spikes in April and May, amid further tax increases, a weaker rand and a strengthening Brent crude oil price.

Radebe: We want a quarter of Ramaphosa's $100bn for energy

2018-05-16 16:12

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe says $25bn of the investment target South Africa is pursuing must go towards boosting the Department of Energy’s work.

Global demand for air conditioning to triple by 2050 - report

2018-05-15 19:37

About 1.6 billion buildings worldwide have AC at present, a number that will grow to 5.6 billion by 2050, "which amounts to 10 new ACs sold every second for the next 30 years," a report says.

SA moves towards renewables – but not everybody’s happy

2018-05-15 16:09

The energy sector is expecting major changes as government signs new independent power producer contracts and sets a date for carbon tax to be implemented.

Eskom presents cost recovery plans to Soweto

2018-05-11 18:28

Eskom has presented its case in Soweto to recover variance revenue and what was actually spent between 2014 and 2017.

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.

Load shedding highly likely this winter - energy expert

2018-05-02 16:10

The possibility of load shedding this winter is larger than the Day Zero water crisis that engulfed Cape Town until last month, claims independent energy expert Ted Blom.

China's latest energy megaprojects show that coal is really on the way out

2018-04-21 12:37

Two giant solar farms are part of the global shift away from energy generated from fossil fuels.

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