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24 May 2017
                       
 
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23 May 2017
 
 
 
 
dti: Rob Davies: Address by Trade and Industry Minister, during the dti budget vote, National Assembly, Cape Town (23/05/2017)
Topics
In an input to the Portfolio Committee earlier this year, I argued that the dti’s contribution to the promotion of a higher level of more inclusive economic growth must involve intensifying our...
 
 
22 May 2017
 
R2K: MACODEFO and R2K GP condemns barbarism and looting of people's businesses in Makause
STATEMENT
MACODEFO and R2K Gauteng strongly condemns the public violence and looting of businesses that broke out in Makause, Ekurhuleni in the early hours of this morning.   It is reported that this was...
 
 
19 May 2017
 
DID GP: Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development delivers the 48th school since 2014
STATEMENT
Gauteng Province is proud to open the 48th school since 2014 and the 3rd school in the Braamfisherville area since January 2017. The MEC for Education Mr Panyaza Lesufi and MEC for Infrastructure...
 
 
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.
 
 
18 May 2017
 
DSBD: Lindiwe Zulu: Address by Minister of Small Business Development, on the occasion of delivering budget vote speech,National Assembly, Cape Town (18/05/2017)
Small Business Development
It is a mere three years ago that President Jacob Zuma announced the establishment of the Department of Small Business Development in May 2014.
 
 
17 May 2017
 
 
 
The South African government hasn't given up the fight for nuclear
THE CONVERSATION
Nuclear energy in South Africa is a highly contested issue; so much so that a court recently ruled against the government’s plans to issue a contract for the construction of eight new nuclear power...
 
 
12 May 2017
 
KZN: Richards Bay Industrial Development Zones: site for energy infrastructure
STATEMENT
Apart from the politics and the economy, the maritime industry and the Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone featured very strongly in the discussions between the International Monetary Fund...
 
 
05 May 2017
 
Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update April 2017
WARBURTON ATTORNEYS
SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998
 
 
26 Apr 2017
 
 
 
National Environmental Management Act: Procedure to be followed in applying for environmental authorisation for large scale wind and solar photovoltaic development: Comments invited
[G. 40785 GoN 350] - Comment by 13 May 2017
I, Borne Edith Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs, hereby give notice of the procedure to be followed in applying for environmental authorisation, in terms of section 24(5) of the...
 
 
25 Apr 2017
 
DAFF: Zokwana pledges support to the Sun Farming technology
STATEMENT
Minister Senzeni Zokwana today called for a partnership between government, higher learning institutions and the business. Zokwana visited the SUNfarming project at the North West University in...
 
 
20 Apr 2017
 
NERSA: NERSA grants Port Elizabeth Solar PV1 a licence to operate a generation facility
STATEMENT
The Energy Regulator at its meeting held on 30 March 2017, approved that Port Elizabeth Solar PV1 (Pty) Ltd be issued with a licence to operate a 5MW generation solar photovoltaic (PV) farm in...
 
 
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...
 
 
Rwanda adds to energy mix with first peat-fired power plant in Africa
THE CONVERSATION
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...
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
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...
 
 
 
                       
 
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