• Sasol to reduce carbon emissions by 30% by 2030
    on September 22, 2021 at 11:26 am

    South Africa's fuel and chemical producer Sasol has raised its emissions reduction target to 30% by 2030, from 10% previously, in a bid to make the company a net zero carbon emitter by 2050, CEO Fleetwood Grobler said on Wednesday, 22 September. Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • SA plans next phase of new 2,500MW nuclear plant
    on September 22, 2021 at 5:12 am

    South Africa is forging ahead with plans for a new 2,500-megawatt nuclear power plant in a bid to boost energy security and wants to end the procurement process by 2024, the deputy energy minister said on Tuesday, 21 September. Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • UK climate envoy to visit SA to discuss helping shift from coal
    on September 21, 2021 at 9:27 am

    Britain's envoy to the UN Climate Change Conference plans to visit South Africa ahead of the November talks, officials said, to discuss helping it end an over-reliance on coal that makes it one of the world's leading carbon emitters. Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • New innovations like the Smart Grid Programme are evolving the energy industry in SA
    on September 20, 2021 at 10:23 am

    Technology did not evolve at a rapid speed when compared to where power engineering was 50 years ago, advancement was slow. It was all standard practice when it came to transformers and transmission lines, and communication technology was not as developed. We unknowingly found ourselves only at the brink of what was to come. Fast forward a half-century, and we are now witnessing tremendous growth in the energy industry. Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • AOG 2021 Women in Energy panel highlights role of women in energy development
    on September 20, 2021 at 5:50 am

    During a Women in Energy panel discussion at Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2021, solutions to enhance inclusivity and ensure women are actively involved in Africa's energy transformation were highlighted. Panel participants included Nina Birgitte Koch, MD, Equinor, Angola; Lame Verre, head of strategy, Energy Customer Solutions SSE plc, United Kingdom; Ayotola Jagun, chief compliance officer and company secretary, Oando PLC, Nigeria; and Sandra Almeida, legal manager, TotalEnergies EP Angola. Read more... | Send to a friend […]