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Eskom's reckoning must not be delayed further
Eskom's reckoning must not be delayed further

The Eskom Inquiry may have been postponed, but the momentum that is gathering against the forces of state capture cannot now be stopped, say academics at the UCT Graduate School of Business...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 1 day ago

NCPC-SA hosts biennial Industrial Efficiency Conference in CT
NCPC-SA hosts biennial Industrial Efficiency Conference in CT

The National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) is hosting its biennial Industrial Efficiency Conference in Cape Town at the Century City Conference Centre, 14-15 September...

11 Sep 2017

Alison Chikova, acting Sapp CC manager
Sapp powers ahead of targeted capacity

Sapp states commissioned 4,180MW of generating capacity from new projects and rehabilitating old power plants in 2016...

8 Sep 2017

Dr Stephen Isabalija
Uganda: Why Museveni fired energy PS Isabalija after only 10 months

Dr Stephen Isabalija has been fired as the permanent secretary in the ministry of energy and mineral development, after only 10 months in the job...

By Alon Mwesigwa & Baker Batte Lule 5 Sep 2017

SA, Russia sign oil and gas development agreement
SA, Russia sign oil and gas development agreement

South Africa and Russia on Monday signed an agreement that will see about $400m invested in oil and gas development...

4 Sep 2017

Looking at women in power at Future Energy Uganda
Looking at women in power at Future Energy Uganda

Featuring a high-level line-up of women in power, Future Energy Uganda opens at the Serena Hotel in Kampala on 13 September 2017...

4 Sep 2017

BPSA appoints first female CEO
BPSA appoints first female CEO

BP Southern Africa has appointed Priscillah Mabelane as its new CEO, effective 1 September 2017...

29 Aug 2017

Former Eskom director denies role in state capture
Former Eskom director denies role in state capture

The Eskom board was asked to approve the multimillion-rand prepayment to the then Gupta-owned Tegeta Resources, even though the value was below the board's delegation of authority, a former board member told Business Day...

By Genevieve Quintal 28 Aug 2017

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New high-tech 'yarn' could make electricity: study

Researchers in the United States and South Korea have invented a new kind of yarn that can generate electricity when it is stretched or twisted, said a study Thursday, 24 August...

25 Aug 2017

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100% renewable by 2050: the technology already exists to make it happen

Most of the world could switch to 100% renewable energy by 2050, creating millions of jobs, saving millions of lives that would otherwise be lost to air pollution, and avoiding 1.5? of warming...

By Dénes Csala and Sgouris Sgouridis 24 Aug 2017

US Ambassador Deborah Malac, Power Africa coordinator Andrew Herscowitz, and Irene Muloni, minister of energy and mineral development, award CEO of CODE Uganda.
2017 Women in Energy Challenge in Uganda winners announced

The US African Development Foundation (USADF), in collaboration with partners Power Africa and GE, recently announced the winners of the 2017 Women in Energy Challenge in Uganda...

23 Aug 2017

Brian Molefe, former CEO of Eskom
'No move to alter' Molefe provision

Representatives of the Treasury and Eskom denied that there were moves to change former CEO Brian Molefe's controversial 50% plus one requirement for suppliers...

22 Aug 2017

Eskom defends lifting suspension on senior managers
Eskom defends lifting suspension on senior managers

Eskom has been quick to defend the reinstatement of two senior managers just a couple of days after their suspension...

21 Aug 2017

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Sudan's Bashir aims to ease Egypt concerns over Nile dam

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday, 17 August, that the construction of Ethiopia's controversial Grand Renaissance Dam on the Nile River would not impact water supplies to Egypt as feared by Cairo...

21 Aug 2017

Malusi Gigaba, minister of finance
Brics bank will ignite growth in SA, says Gigaba

As Brics countries celebrated the launch of the African regional centre of the New Development Bank, South African taxpayers can expect to contribute $10bn over a seven-year period...

18 Aug 2017

More Eskom managers in firing line over R1.6bn deal
More Eskom managers in firing line over R1.6bn deal

An investigation into irregularities costing Eskom billions of rand and triggering the suspension of chief financial officer Anoj Singh in July could lead to the suspension of five more senior managers...

By Stephan Hofstatter and Sikonathi Mantshantsha 17 Aug 2017

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Accountability reprieve for energy minister

Energy Minister Mmamaloko Kubayi is off the hook after the parliamentary portfolio committee oversight meeting to hold her accountable on events at PetroSA and the Central Energy Fund was postponed indefinitely...

16 Aug 2017

Arebbusch solar power. Image: Republikein
Solar power rising in southern African hotel industry

Members of the southern African hospitality industry are rapidly joining the green revolution and its not for show or Google ranking - there are savings to be had and natural vistas to preserve...

By Vanessa Rogers 16 Aug 2017

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New gas terminal set to end shortages

The phrase "gas shortage" is unlikely to be needed again after the opening of Africa's largest LPG import and storage terminal in Saldanha Bay.

16 Aug 2017

Eskom to comply with Nersa revenue application requests
Eskom to comply with Nersa revenue application requests

Eskom will implement the recommendations made by Nersa with regards to the revenue application for the 2018/19 financial year...

14 Aug 2017

Medupi power station
Eskom says strategy supports economic growth

Eskom's strategy moves from power supply security to managing surplus capacity...

11 Aug 2017

Algal biofuel production is neither environmentally nor commercially sustainable
Algal biofuel production is neither environmentally nor commercially sustainable

Modern biofuels have been touted as a greener alternative to petrol and diesel since the early 1900s...

By Kevin Flynn 11 Aug 2017

Waste-to-energy programmes key in the sustainable circular economy
Waste-to-energy programmes key in the sustainable circular economy

The business case for transforming waste to address critical energy shortages is mounting...

By Webb Meko 8 Aug 2017

Maputo's residents can now use gas, but dropping charcoal proves hard
Maputo's residents can now use gas, but dropping charcoal proves hard

One of the things that has made the biggest difference to Agostinho and his family's life has been improvements in the energy system in Mozambique's capital, Maputo...

By Vanesa Castán Broto 3 Aug 2017

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Could decentralised energy systems further social justice in SA?

Tasneem Essop has launched an initiative...

By Sindy Peters 28 Jul 2017

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How will Eskom spend all the extra money it wants South Africans to pay?

Eskom wants consumers to cough up more for electricity...

By Graeme Hosken 28 Jul 2017

On the brink of a South African gas economy
On the brink of a South African gas economy

What are the next steps in South Africa's journey to becoming a commercial gas hub?

28 Jul 2017

Minister Brown backs Eskom investigation
Minister Brown backs Eskom investigation

A thorough investigation is the only way to lift the cloud shrouding State-owned enterprises stemming from allegations of State capture, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown...

26 Jul 2017

Eskom inquiry's terms of reference broaden
Eskom inquiry's terms of reference broaden

The terms of reference of the inquiry into Eskom that will be undertaken by Parliament's public enterprises committee have been broadened...

26 Jul 2017

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