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28 April 2017
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11 Apr 2017
Rwanda adds to energy mix with first peat-fired power plant in Africa
Rwanda recently celebrated the opening of its first peat-fired power plant at Gishoma in the far west of the country, a $39.2M project. It is the first of its kind in Africa. Another larger peat...
05 Apr 2017
ANC: Statement of the National Working Committee following the meeting held on the 4th April 2017
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the African National Congress met in an Special NWC meeting on Tuesday, 4 April 2017. This meeting followed a closed session of the National Officials held...
30 Mar 2017
Renewables Readiness Assessment: The Philippines
Like many countries in South East Asia, the Philippines faces twin challenges of population growth and rising energy demand. Dependent on imports for nearly half its primary energy supply, the...
28 Mar 2017
Perspectives for the energy transition: Investment needs for a low-carbon energy system
This joint study looks at the potential for decarbonisation in the energy sector in G20 countries and around the world. Chapter 3, “Global Energy Transition Prospects and the Role of Renewables”,...
07 Dec 2016
SACCI: SACCI BCI November 2016
The SACCI Business Confidence Index (BCI) improved by another 0.9 index point from October 2016 to 93.9 in November 2016.  The BCI increased by 3.6 index points from the exceptionally low level of...
14 Nov 2016
Nafcoc: Nafcoc is saddened by the resignation of Eskom’s Mr Molefe
Nafcoc noted with great sadness the sudden resignation of Brian Molefe, one of the illustrious Chief Executive Officers of Eskom.  While Nafcoc understands that the events of last week may have...
04 Nov 2016
GCIS: Launch of Ngwaabe Integrated Energy Centre
Energy Minister, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, today launched the Ngwaabe Integrated Energy Centre (IEC) at Feta-Kgomo Greater Tubatse Municipality. The  Centre was launched in partnership with Shell SA...
02 Nov 2016
SA: Judy Beaumont: Address by Deputy Director-General of Climate Change and Air Quality, at the National Stakeholder Consultation Session in preparation for COP 22/CMP12, National Monument, Pretoria (01/11/2016)
It is my pleasure to be with you today as we finalise our negotiating position and key messages that will guide South Africa’s delegation in the negotiations at the twenty second session of the...
20 Oct 2016
GCIS: Statement on the Cabinet meeting of 19 October 2016
1.  Implementation of Key Government Programmes 1.1. Cabinet wishes all students well as they embark on their final year examinations. The Class of 2016 are encouraged to stay focussed as they...
07 Oct 2016
SA: Cyril Ramaphosa: Address by South African Deputy President, at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore (07/10/2016)
It is a great honour and privilege to be at this prestigious school of public policy, established in the name of Singapore’s founding Prime Minister, Mr Lee Kuan Yew.
06 Oct 2016
Brunswick: BUSA calls for clarity on South Africa's energy policy
Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) has noted the decision of Energy Minister, Tina Joemat-Pettersson to delay the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Nuclear Build Programme. BUSA welcomes the...
27 Sep 2016
DST: Naledi Pandor: Address by Minister of Science and Technology, during the Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster media briefing, Pretoria (27/09/2016)
The MTSF is Government’s five-year plan (2014-2019) towards achieving the National Development Plan (NDP) and is implemented to realise 14 outcomes.
17 Aug 2016
DoE: Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson on diversified energy mix
The Minister of Energy (DoE), Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, MP, wishes to reiterate that South Africa is pursuing a diversified energy mix which includes Independent Power Producers and the Nuclear...
29 Jul 2016
Joemat-Pettersson backs renewables; promises coal, expedited renewable-energy IPP decision soon
With government preparing to announce its long-awaited decision on the expedited round of  the Renewable-Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) and the Coal Baseload...
22 Jul 2016
DA: Natasha Mazzone says DA challenges Eskom Executives to reject R18.3 million bonus
The DA today challenges Eskom bosses to do the right thing and reject R18.3 million in short and long term performance bonuses thereby doing their part to mitigate South Africans having to foot the...
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