NEWS

  • The case for turning South Africa's coal fields into a renewable energy hub
    on May 26, 2020 at 11:22 am

    Shutterstock</span>South Africa is currently one of the world's largest carbon emitters. And it's increasingly being viewed as a pariah that isn't contributing as much as it could to the international fight against global warming and climate change. With a lot of other countries now moving away from fossil fuel-based electricity, there's considerable pressure for South Africa to follow. Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • Rising electricity tariffs are a major constraint for agriculture, says AgriSA
    on May 21, 2020 at 7:45 am

    NERSA has announced its decision regarding Eskom's Regulatory Clearing Account (RCA) application for the 2018/19 financial year. Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • DEFF orders Eskom to shut down Kendal units
    on May 20, 2020 at 11:27 am

    Kendal Power Station</span>Eskom has been ordered by the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) to stop operations at Unit 1 or 5 of the Kendal power plant, in Mpumalanga, within 30 days because of dangerously high levels of emissions. Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • Judgment reserved in CoCT's bid to procure power from independent sources
    on May 12, 2020 at 4:24 pm

    Judgment has been reserved in the City of Cape Town's application to get clarity on whether municipalities are lawfully entitled to procure energy from independent power producers in terms of their own energy planning and not only in terms of national prescripts. Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • Water and energy sector talks this week at Virtual African Utility Week and PowerGen Africa
    on May 11, 2020 at 8:07 am

    "A shift in resources allocation towards the health sector to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic is going to starve other sectors like the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector of much-needed financing," says Paul Yillia, award-winning water sector expert. Read more... | Send to a friend […]