New mines minister Gwede Mantashe wants to finalise Mining Charter

2018-03-20 18:00

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe says finalising the reviewed Mining Charter is one of his key priorities.

Numsa accuses Greenpeace of insulting workers

2018-03-19 10:34

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa has blasted environmental organisation Greenpeace over its position on renewable energy.

Botswana exporting power, SA among buyers

2018-03-15 22:00

Botswana is exporting power for the first time in 10 years, with SA and Namibia buying through the Southern African Power Pool’s auction platform.

Blocking IPP signing a 'delay tactic' nothing more - Yelland

2018-03-14 07:02

South Africa cannot fight the move towards renewable power , energy expert Chris Yelland has said.

DoE: There's no interdict, we chose to put IPP signing on hold

2018-03-13 14:17

The Department of Energy says it has 'voluntarily' decided to delay the signing of independent power producer agreements, following a last-minute court bid by two groups.

Govt sets date for signing of 27 outstanding renewable energy IPPs

2018-03-08 21:20

Government has affirmed its commitment to renewable energy by announcing the signing of the 27 outstanding renewable energy independent power producer projects.

Eskom operating costs could have been R85bn lower - OUTA

2018-03-06 17:49

Had Nersa challenged Eskom more over the past decade, the power utility could have been operating at costs R85bn lower than it does currently, claims OUTA.

OPEC's oil price nightmare is already coming true – Gadfly

2018-02-11 14:00

The US has become a serious contender as the world's largest oil producer.

Despite green light, 'dirty' Thabametsi faces more legal challenges

2018-02-07 21:00

Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa’s decision to allow the Thabametsi coal plant to go ahead is set to be challenged by environmentalists in court yet again.

Rosatom signs first deal in South Africa

2018-01-30 22:00

Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation, Rosatom, has signed its first energy contract in South Africa for a hydro scheme in Mpumalanga.


CEF applies to invalidate oil sale contracts

2018-03-19 20:02

South Africa’s state-owned Central Energy Fund has applied to invalidate 2015 contracts for the sale of crude oil to Taleveras Group and joint ventures led by Vitol and Glencore.

South Africa comes second last on energy transition index

2018-03-16 21:00

South Africa has been ranked 113th out of 114 countries in the Effective Energy Transitions Index 2018.

Greenpeace hammers Numsa over IPP interdict

2018-03-14 12:22

Greenpeace has condemned Numsa after its court interdict preventing 27 contracts with renewable energy independent power producers from being signed.

Nersa slams Eskom's high tariff hike requests

2018-03-13 17:28

The energy regulator did not hold back on criticising Eskom for its inability to collect revenue efficiently, and says ever-increasing tariff proposals have placed the utility and consumers in a vicious cycle.

Last-minute court bid blocks IPP signing

2018-03-13 07:03

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and Transform RSA have managed to stop the signing of 27 independent power producer contracts in a last minute court bid.

Nuclear still part of SA energy mix, says department of energy

2018-03-07 05:52

'It is not about whether nuclear is part of the energy mix, but rather how to implement it,' a top official from the department of energy has told Parliament.

Petrol could cost 38c/litre less in March - AA

2018-02-26 14:17

The price of petrol could fall by as much as 38 cents a litre in March, according to the Automobile Association.

Fifty actions that could fix Eskom and industry mess

2018-02-09 11:53

When the dust settles and reality sinks in, what could and should Eskom and government do to regain the confidence of the financial community? Energy expert Chris Yelland lists 50 ways to do this.

How to sustain your energy throughout the year

2018-02-02 14:51

Feeling constantly drained at work? The experts share advice on how to manage your inner battery effectively.

Why nuclear energy won't happen in SA - Wayne Duvenage

2018-01-17 10:36

A fired-up civil society will challenge any energy plan with a whiff of nuclear and Eskom's financial and leadership woes are the final nail in the nuclear energy coffin, says OUTA's Wayne Duvenage.

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