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23 January 2017
                       
 
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23 Jan 2017
 
 
MINISTER DAVIES TO ADDRESS THE MEDIA ON HIS UK VISIT
What's On
South Africa’s Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies will address the media on his visit to the United Kingdom. During the visit Minister Davies will have a bilateral meeting with his...
 
 
19 Jan 2017
 
 
 
Planning for the renewable future: Long-term modelling and tools to expand variable renewable power in emerging economies
RECOMMENDATION
Ambitious national commitments, international agreements and rapid technological progress have prompted countries around the world to turn increasingly renewable energy to expand their power...
 
 
18 Jan 2017
 
Davos boosts platinum fuel cell outlook with hydrogen council launch
PLATINUM
Hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) offer the most natural solution for emission-free vehicles, discharging only water and requiring negligible change to current driving and...
 
 
Gordhan takes a stand for emerging markets at WEF
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM
Although the US as a super economic powerhouse impacts the rest of the world, emerging markets also matter to the global environment. This was the message from Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on...
 
 
 
 
REthinking Energy 2017: Accelerating the global energy transformation
RECOMMENDATION
Renewable energy is a fundamental and growing part of the global energy transformation. Increasingly, renewables have become the first choice for expanding, upgrading and modernising power systems...
 
 
17 Jan 2017
 
 
 
"Eskom wrong about renewable energy costs"
OPINION
Eskom claims that renewable energy is causing a “net loss to the economy”, but if we look into the future and beyond vested interests, it is easy to see that renewable energy is now the cheapest...
 
 
15 Jan 2017
 
CC: Latest decisions by the Competition Commission
STATEMENT
1.  Key decisions on Mergers and Acquisitions 1.1 Proposed merger between Vardospan (Pty) Ltd v Habib Overseas Bank Ltd The Commission has approved, without conditions, the intermediate merger...
 
 
13 Jan 2017
 
 
 
IPPs want solution for all 26 outstanding renewables projects, not only some
RENEWABLE ENERGY
The South African Renewable Energy Council (Sarec) indicated on Friday that, while it welcomed indications that Eskom was willing to reopen lines of communication on 26 outstanding renewables...
 
 
 
 
Renewable Energy in the Arab Region: Overview of developments
RECOMMENDATION
The potential for widespread deployment of renewable energy technologies in the Arab region is considerable. Rapid demographic growth and the rising need for economic development call for...
 
 
11 Jan 2017
 
 
 
Who is winning the race to build a green internet?
RECOMMENDATION
The internet will likely be the largest single thing we build as a species. Tasked with creating and then catering to the world’s insatiable appetite for messages, photos, and streaming video,...
 
 
10 Jan 2017
 
Eskom: Eskom remains committed to renewables at a pace and cost the country can afford
STATEMENT
Eskom acknowledges the positive role played by the renewable energy programme in the reduction of load shedding and in turn the benefit to the South African economy. The Council for Scientific and...
 
 
09 Jan 2017
 
 
 
DoE extends comment period for energy plans to end of March
ENERGY PLANNING
The Department of Energy (DoE) has formally extended the period for public comment on the draft Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) and the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) base case until March 31....
 
 
13 Dec 2016
 
Platinum fuel-cell plant being built in Korea by Implats project supplier
PLATINUM
The company that is building South Africa’s first multi-megawatt platinum-catalysed fuel-cell power plant in South Africa is simultaneously building an even larger fuel-cell power plant in Korea...
 
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - December 13, 2016
Podcast
Making headlines: EFF welcomes action on Farlam recommendations New disciplinary committee to scrutinise Motsoeneng And, Gordhan lashes Eskom
 
 
Gordhan lashes Eskom in address to Numsa
POLITICS
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Monday criticised State-owned enterprises for obstructing government’s objectives through corruption, as he addressed the tenth conference of the National Union...
 
 
 
                       
 
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