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23 May 2017
                       
 
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19 May 2017
 
 
DoE: Mmamoloko Kubayi: Address by Minster of Energy, during the Department of Energy budget vote for 2017/18, Parliament, Cape Town (19/05/2017)
Energy
We would have loved to receive more in light of our work, however we understand the constraints of the fiscal capability.
 
 
26 Apr 2017
 
 
 
Opinion: Court’s ‘clean slate’ nuclear directive a big opportunity for new Energy Minister
NUCLEAR RULING
Having been effectively directed by the Western Cape High Court to “start with a clean slate” when approaching the controversial issue of nuclear procurement, South Africa’s new Energy Minister...
 
 
04 Apr 2017
 
 
 
‘No firm decisions’ on nuclear, Gigaba insists as he seeks to soothe post-junk anxieties
NUCLEAR
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has reiterated South Africa’s stance that the proposed nuclear programme be implemented only at a “pace and scale” that is affordable and denied that any “firm...
 
 
22 Aug 2016
 
 
 
 
 
Wind, solar can supply bulk of South Africa’s power at least cost, CSIR model shows
ELECTRICITY
The dramatic fall in the cost of supplying power from wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) plants has moved the global electricity supply industry beyond a critical “tipping point”, which leading...
 
 
06 Nov 2015
 
The hybrid generation system is here to stay
LOW-CARBON FUTURE
Schumpeter once wrote: "There is certainly no point in trying to conserve obsolescent industries indefinitely; but there is a point in trying to avoid their coming down with a crash and in...
 
 
06 Aug 2014
 
 
 
Clarity required on drivers of South Africa’s nuclear policy
ENERGY
In his State of the Nation Address (SoNA) in June, President Jacob Zuma fleetingly highlighted government’s support of a strategy to raise nuclear generation capacity in South Africa (quoting the...
 
 
14 Apr 2014
 
SA: Statement by Department of Energy, announcement of new energy infrastructure projects (14/04/2014)
STATEMENT
The Minister of Energy, Dikobe Ben Martins, announces various infrastructure programmes in the electricity, gas, petroleum and nuclear sector. These announcements relate to measures to be...
 
 
03 Apr 2014
 
SA can ensure competitive edge in 'global village' using ICT
SUPPLY CHAIN
Integrated information and communications technology (ICT) and increased industry wide collaboration have emerged as key to mitigating South Africa's supply chain challenges and ensuring the nation...
 
 
17 Jan 2013
 
 
 
Nuclear body defends role of technology in SA’s energy future
NUCLEAR ENERGY
In response to a call made by Energy Intensive User Group (EIUG) chairperson Mike Rossouw for a review of South Africa’s nuclear programme, owing to the EIUG’s affordability concerns, the Nuclear...
 
 
 
                       
 
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