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DPE welcomes Eskom's efforts to recoup lost funds

Eskom and the Special Investigative Unit announced on Monday that a set of summons has been issued in the North Gauteng High Court to recover funds from former Eskom executives, former board members, members of the Gupta family and their associates and others...

2 days ago

Allegations of interference in Eskom pension fund appointment dismissed

The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has dismissed allegations of interference in the appointment of the chairperson of the Eskom pension and provident fund.

3 Aug 2020

How the Grand Renaissance Dam might spark basin-wide water cooperation

Ethiopia's on-going construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile River has attracted speculation that it could lead to a 'water war'...

By Ashok Swain 3 Aug 2020

Creecy poised for West Coast wind farm decision

A recommendation by department officials on whether to uphold appeals against a massive wind farm project proposed for the West Coast Peninsula was due to have landed on the desk of...

By John Yeld 31 Jul 2020

Energy isn't just electricity - the common mistake obscuring the mammoth task of decarbonisation

One of the first things I teach students is the difference between energy and electricity. Electricity is a particular form of energy, but often the two words are used interchangeably...

By George Loumakis 31 Jul 2020

Where mining meets energy: small operational changes reap great savings

There are opportunities for South Africa's mining sector to continue exploring cost-saving measures with improved energy efficiency, despite national energy constraints and a mining sector set to contract...

29 Jul 2020

Nersa notes Eskom court judgment

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) is studying the judgment of the High Court to review and set aside its decision on Eskom's fourth Multi-Year Price Determination (MYPD4) for the 2019/20, 2020/21 and 2021/22 financial years...

29 Jul 2020

Solar energy body responds to Mantashe's budget speech

There is no need to go back to the drawing board. Players in the renewables sector are ready to implement new generation capacity and get bid window 5 of the REIPPPP underway...

28 Jul 2020

Renewable energy sector engages with DMRE

Energy sector stakeholders recently met with Minister Gwede Mantashe, in what is viewed as a significant step towards the sector forging a positive relationship with the DMRE based on trust and improved communications...

27 Jul 2020

The Grand Renaissance Dam: what's at stake and what could break the deadlock

The Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam is inching closer to completion, rekindling the environmental and political controversies that have dogged the project from the start nearly 10 years ago...

By Mahemud Tekuya 23 Jul 2020

Recovery plan proposed for mining and energy

The economic backlash of Covid-19 has prompted the government to come up with a recovery plan intended to restore business confidence, stimulating investments as well as safeguarding and creating jobs in the mining and energy sector.

22 Jul 2020

Minimise Covid-19 infection at your organisation with wristbands

The use of these wristbands can lead to a reduction in the spread of the Covid-19 virus within the organisation, increase attendance, save the organisation money in the long run and ultimately save lives due to less spread outside of the organisation...

Issued by IDC Band SA 10 Jul 2020

Negotiating a just transition from coal

It has been over three years since Eskom announced the imminent closure of five of its coal-fired power stations...

10 Jul 2020

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