Policy, Law, Economics and Politics - Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
This privately-owned website is operated and maintained by Creamer Media
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
         
close notification
25 April 2017
                       
 
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
 
 
 
11 Apr 2017
 
 
 
 
Solar body urges Energy Minister to provide revised PPA signing date
RENEWABLE ENERGY
The South African Solar Photovoltaic Industry Association (Sapvia) expressed confidence on Tuesday that the latest delay in signing of power purchase agreements (PPAs) for 37 renewable-energy...
 
 
10 Apr 2017
 
 
 
Renewables contracts will not be signed on April 11
RENEWABLE ENERGY
The signing of power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the projects procured under the fourth bid window of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) will not...
 
 
05 Apr 2017
 
 
 
 
 
CSIR’s formal IRP submission deviates dramatically from Base Case
ELECTRICITY
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR’s) formal input into the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) public consultation process, which ended on March 31, proposes a new-build mix...
 
 
22 Mar 2017
 
 
 
S&P affirms Eskom rating on ‘extremely high’ likelihood of govt support as liquidity weakens
ESKOM
S&P Global Ratings has sustained a negative outlook on Eskom after affirming its 'BB-' sub-investment-grade rating this week, pointing to the State-owned electricity utility’s weakening liquidity...
 
 
15 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Eskom initiates talks on triggering government support to cover IPP costs
ESKOM
Eskom has written to the signatories of the Government Support Framework Agreement (GSFA) – which guarantees support for the State-owned utility in meeting its obligation to buy electricity from...
 
 
01 Mar 2017
 
Greenpeace Africa: Greenpeace Africa response to the coal truck driver strike action in Tshwane
STATEMENT
Chaos has descended upon the capital city as truck drivers brought the city to a halt. Coming together under the leadership of the Coal Transporters Forum, the drivers have expressed grave concern...
 
 
28 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Deadlock broken between Eskom and IPPs, Joemat-Pettersson insists
RENEWABLE ENERGY
Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says the “deadlock has been broken” between Eskom and the renewable-energy independent power producers (IPPs), with the National Energy Regulator of South...
 
 
24 Feb 2017
 
Why Gordhan's silence on South Africa's nuclear option is a good sign
THE CONVERSATION
South Africa’s Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan said very little about the energy sector in his recent budget speech. The word “energy” came up only once compared with 2016, when it was used...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
 
 
 
 
Electricity-mix model shows South Africa won’t need to trade off clean for low-cost
ELECTRICITY
The steep decline in wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) costs means that South Africa will not need to make the traditional trade-off between investing in either clean or least-cost electricity...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Biofuels for aviation: Technology brief
RECOMMENDATION
Developing and promoting biofuels for aviation will be essential to reduce carbon emissions from commercial aviation. As a first step, some pioneering airports have already incorporated bio-jet...
 
 
 
 
Electric vehicles: Technology brief
RECOMMENDATION
The global stock of electric vehicles (EVs) reached 1 million in 2015 and exceeded 2 million by the end of 2016. Yet faster growth is needed for EVs to fulfil their role in the global energy...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
 
 
New panel established to guide Gauteng on infrastructure projects
ECONOMY
The Gauteng provincial government (GPG) has established an economic advisory panel to advise it on the roll-out of social and economic infrastructure projects planned for the next two years. GPG...
 
 
ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE TO BE BRIEFED ON WILDLIFE CRIMES LEGISLATIVE REVIEWS
What's On
The Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs will tomorrow be briefed by the Department of Environmental Affairs on wildlife crimes legislative reviews, particularly rhino poaching and killing...
 
 
Minergy to list coal project in Botswana, also eyeing JSE
COAL
Coal and energy company Minergy said on Monday that it will list on the Botswana Stock Exchange in the first half of this year and is also planning a Johannesburg Stock Exchange listing in 2017’s...
 
 
 
 
Budget Speech must be in sync with radical economic transformation – Cosatu
BUDGET
The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said on Monday that it wanted this year’s budget to be dedicated to radical economic transformation and to be in sync with the resolve of the...
 
 
 
                       
 
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
 
 
 
 
 
 
















 
 
 
 
 
  Topics on this page
 
 
 
City
 
Company
 
Gas
RCA
PDF
S&P
PV
UCT
Continent
 
Country
 
Industry Term
 
Person
 
Region
 
Published Medium
 
Technology
 
Medical Condition
 
Facility
 
Organisation
 
Music Album
 
 
 
 
 
 
Online Publishers Association
Close