Explainer: why South Africa's energy generator is in so much trouble

Eskom is by far the largest of South Africa's many state owned companies. This near monopoly power utility is in crisis. It's the single largest threat to South Africa's economy...

By Rod Crompton 13 Feb 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Energy & Mining

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Energy & Mining site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

Necsa board replaced

General financial misconduct, not adhering to shareholder instructions and repetitive legislative non-compliance are among a litany of challenges...

10 Dec 2018

Changing the energy landscape

The affordability and availability of renewable energy presents South Africa with a unique opportunity to cut its carbon emissions drastically,..

By James McKay 23 Nov 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

Parliament welcomes inputs into draft IRP 2018

The Portfolio Committee on Energy has began public hearings into the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP 2018), which serves to guide government's plan for electricity provision within the energy mix...

18 Oct 2018

South Africa risks losing its strategic nuclear leading role

South Africa risks losing its permanent seat at the International Atomic Energy Agency board of governors if Egypt brings its recently signed 4,800MW nuclear power contract on line...

By Gaopalelwe Santswere 17 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

A look at Eskom's management strategy

Professor PMD Rwelamila, a specialist in management systems, provides insight into the failure of Eskom to adopt sound project management strategies...

3 Oct 2018

Roadmap for Angola: 2019 and Beyond

The government revised the growth forecast to 2.2% in August, compared to 4.9% in the previous forecast, and the IMF forecast 2.3% of economic growth...

28 Sep 2018

SA argues for safe use of nuclear

Efforts to strengthen nuclear security should not hamper the right to use nuclear technology for peaceful means, says Energy Deputy Minister, Thembi Majola...

19 Sep 2018

Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix

Africa has the least nuclear power of any continent in the world, with the exception of where nuclear power is banned...

By Oluwole Olutola 17 Sep 2018

Energy Portfolio Committee welcomes draft IRP

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy says the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) policy certainty to the country...

5 Sep 2018

Key questions the Zondo inquiry needs to pose about the nuclear deal

South Africa is emerging from a debilitating period where politicians and their benefactors systematically placed pliable individuals into key positions at state institutions to gain undue influence and ultimately financial advantage...

By Hartmut Winkler 31 Aug 2018

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