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Natascha Viljoen, CEO, Anglo American Platinum
Public private collaboration to create a hydrogen valleyArticle

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) is collaborating with companies in the energy sector to carry out a feasibility study to create a hydrogen valley...

1 Apr 2021

Bill Winters, group chief executive of Standard Chartered
Where a global carbon tax meets a just energy transitionArticle

More than half of African companies are delaying their energy transition targets, leaving them in danger of missing the Paris Agreement target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050...

1 Apr 2021

Energy storage: A key piece of the puzzle in South Africa's energy transition
Energy storage: A key piece of the puzzle in South Africa's energy transitionArticle

Supported by continued cost reductions and technological improvements, utility-scale energy storage is set to play an important role in South Africa's energy transition...

Michael Ball and Gabriele Buccini 11 Mar 2021

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REDZ and their role in a just energy transitionArticle

Renewable Energy Development Zones (REDZ) have a key role to play in the South Africa's just energy transition, creating priority areas for investment in the electricity grid and increasing South Africa's green energy map...

18 Jan 2021

Ben Brimble, chair, Sawea Policy Working Group
#BizTrends2021: Just energy transition will continue to accelerateArticle

The energy sector in South Africa has changed more in the last decade than perhaps any industry, and arguably will change even more in the next decade...

Ben Brimble 6 Jan 2021

De Ruyter's plan to fix Eskom - part 2
De Ruyter's plan to fix Eskom - part 2Article

Business should support the just energy transition as it could be the pivot to drive new industrial activity in South Africa, André de Ruyter . Eskom CEO, told The Directors' Event webinar.

Nicci Botha 22 Oct 2020

Lamberto Dai Pra', head, Africa, Asia and Oceania, Enel Green Power
Reskilling is essential for a just energy transitionArticle

The energy transition process that will lead us to shift from fossil fuel-based generation to a renewable one started several years ago, and is one that will require new jobs and new skills, as traditional power plants that are reaching their end of life are gradually phased out...

Nicci Botha 12 Oct 2020

The positive impacts of a future low-carbon energy sector
The positive impacts of a future low-carbon energy sectorArticle

South Africa is more and more committed to transitioning to a clean energy system to address climate change and ensure a secure and reliable access to electricity to its citizens...

23 Sep 2020

Ntonbifuthi Ntuli, CEO, Sawea
Energy developments bode well for renewablesArticle

While the country continues to struggle with the crippling effects of prolonged load shedding, recent indicators point to a light at the end of the tunnel that is lit by renewable energy...

14 Sep 2020

How we should be fighting Eskom's massive debt
How we should be fighting Eskom's massive debtArticle

The effective end of South Africa's Covid-19 lockdown has been compounded by the resumption of rolling blackouts, or load shedding to use the government's double speak...

7 Sep 2020

Ntombifuthi Ntuli, CEO, Sawea
Renewable energy sector engages with DMREArticle

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

Report proposes an alternative plan for SA's energy transformation
Report proposes an alternative plan for SA's energy transformationArticle

The words "Eskom", "publicly owned", and "energy monopoly" have become expletives in their own right in South Africa's energy debate...

9 Jul 2020

Mongezi Veti, executive head:sustainability, Exxaro
Towards a sustainable low-carbon futureArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken us back to a time where the world didn't have poor air quality and greenhouse gases. As countries worldwide went into lockdown, a noticeable difference in our environment began to emerge.

Mongezi Veti 25 Jun 2020

Minerals and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe
Environmentalist groups reminds minister of nuclear procurement proceduresArticle

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) recently indicated that it will immediately be commencing with the procurement process for a 2500MW new nuclear power programme...

11 Jun 2020

South Africa most coal-dependent of all G20 countries
South Africa most coal-dependent of all G20 countriesArticle

South Africa's energy sector is the most coal-dependent of all the G20 countries, according to the fifth annual Brown to Green Report...

2 Dec 2019

SA energy the dirtiest in the G20, report says
SA energy the dirtiest in the G20, report saysArticle

The University of Cape Town's annual Brown to Green Report found that South Africa has the highest emission intensity in the G20 power sector...

16 Nov 2018

Photo: South Africa Info
Public has its say on IRPArticle

In recent years, the IRP has been at the centre of the country's #StateCapture woes...

23 Oct 2018

Photo: Mujahid Safodien
Civil organisations challenge new coal inclusion in IRPArticle

Allowing the two new coal plants contemplated by the draft Integrate Resource Plan (IRP) to go ahead would be disastrous for water resources, air quality, health, land, and the climate...

30 Aug 2018

Full story: Nuke deal court ruling
Full story: Nuke deal court rulingArticle

Earthlife Africa and the Safcei have succeeded in blocking the unlawful and unconstitutional actions of the South African government in its nuclear deal...

28 Apr 2017

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