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30 April 2017
                       
 
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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...
 
 
SAFTU: SAFTU welcomes nuclear deal court ruling
STATEMENT
The South African Federation of Trade Unions warmly welcomes the decision of the Cape Town High Court that the government’s agreement with Russia to build nuclear plants is unlawful and...
 
 
25 Apr 2017
 
DST: Naledi Pandor: Address by Minister of Science and Technology, at the launch of the South Africa-China Science Park Cooperation, CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria (24/04/2017)
Topics
It's a great honour to welcome Vice Premier Liu Yandong and her delegation to the campus of the our leading public research institute, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research here in...
 
 
19 Apr 2017
 
DHET: Minister Blade Nzimande announces new investment in university infrastructure
STATEMENT
Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande today announces a major new investment in university infrastructure which will see very significant government spending over the next two...
 
 
11 Apr 2017
 
DA: Gordon Mackay says delay in signing of renewables contracts a massive blow to investor confidence
STATEMENT
The DA will write to the new Minister of Energy, Mmamoloko Kubayi, to call on her to urgently set a new deadline for the signing of the Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for the Renewable Energy...
 
 
 
 
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...
 
 
07 Apr 2017
 
Manage the transition
REAL ECONOMY: ELECTRICITY
Nearly every day there is news about a new innovation in electricity generation, storage or efficiency as researchers respond to the pressing challenge of securing more energy, while producing less...
 
 
05 Apr 2017
 
 
 
 
 
REmap 2030: Renewable Energy Prospects for the Russian Federation (working paper)
RECOMMENDATION
The Russian Federation has set out to increase and diversify its use of renewables, particularly for power generation. Under current plans and policies, renewables would reach nearly 5% of total...
 
 
29 Mar 2017
 
DEA: Edna Molewa advocates for inclusive green economy
STATEMENT
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa called for the inclusion of young people in the economy of our countries, in the process of transition and transformation into a sustainable...
 
 
28 Mar 2017
 
NUM: Piet Matosa: Address by NUM President, during the NUM Highveld Women's Structure Conference, Holiday Inn Express, Pretoria (28/03/2017)
Topics
We are calling upon everyone and the ANC is particular to join us in ensuring that these jobs are not destroyed by Eskom.
 
 
23 Mar 2017
 
Break Free: Funeral procession outside the Department of Energy to highlight the impacts of Fossil Fuels
STATEMENT
Today, activists of the BREAKFREE coalition have taken part in a funeral procession outside the Department of Energy (DoE) in Pretoria to highlight the impacts that coal-fired power stations are...
 
 
17 Mar 2017
 
NUMSA: NUMSA plan of action on Eskom
STATEMENT
The National Union of Metalworkers (NUMSA) of South Africa is gearing up for the mother of all strikes in its bid to fight the looming crisis at Eskom. Last week the power utility announced that it...
 
 
08 Mar 2017
 
CCCI: Cape Chamber comment on provincial budget
STATEMENT
It is clear from the new provincial budget that the Western Cape continues to lead the way in promoting industrial development and growth, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “I think...
 
 
06 Mar 2017
 
West African gold mine signs solar power agreement
GOLD
West African gold mine Iamgold Essakane has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with renewable-energy providers in a move that will cut its diesel use and lower its carbon footprint.  EREN...
 
 
 
                       
 
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