On the 22nd of August 2018, the Department of Energy (DoE) released the Draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2018. The full document can be accessed by clickin here

South African govt to release long-term energy plan

Engineering News ONLINE 21 August 2018 Government will release the reviewed Integrated Resource Plan later this week, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said on Tuesday. Radebe told reporters the energy blue...Read More


The Ministers of Energy and Head of Delegation of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of South Afric...Read More

Eskom faces risk of loadshedding as coal delivery disruption hits power stations

Engineering News – ONLINE 30 July 2018 Eskom has reported that coal delivery at some of its power stations was disrupted due to a workers’ protest in the early hours of Monday morning, lea...Read More

Draft Licensing Exemption and Registration Notice

The Draft Licencing Exemption and Registration Notice  gazetted today for public comment. The Notice articulates the intention of the DoE, in consultation with NERSA, to repeal the Exemption Notice pu...Read More

Numsa wins 11th-hour bid to stop Eskom’s IPP deal

Business Day 13 March 2018 An urgent court interdict was granted overnight to temporarily prevent Eskom from signing a deal that unions believe will lead to job losses and an increase in electricity p...Read More

Update on Phase I REDZs and Power Corridor Gazetting

Update on Phase I REDZs and Power Corridor Gazetting REDZs SEA PHASE 2_Environmental Considerations REDZs SEA PHASE 2_ERGPSC25072017 REDZs SEA PHASE 2_Socio-Economic considerations REDZs SEA PHASE 2_T...Read More

CSIR presentation to PCE: Electricity Scenarios for South Africa

The CSIR delivered a presentation to the Portifolio Committe on Energy on Tuesday, 21 February 2017.  The presentation can be dowloaded here    

Treasury will not cover Eskom’s nuclear plans

Business Day LIVE 02 December 2016 The Treasury has made it clear that Eskom’s existing R350bn guarantee facility cannot be stretched to cover a new nuclear-build programme. But it has confirmed that ...Read More

Statistics of utility-scale solar PV and wind in South Africa in the first half of 2016

To view/download the presentation, please click here.

Roundtable Conversation Series – Economic Development in REIPPPP Supporting sound community trusts – establishment, governance and operations

Supporting sound community trusts- establishment, governance and operations, hosted at the Industrial Development Corporation on the 23rd May 2016. Renewables projects have to comply with socio-econom...Read More

SA energy minister gives update on national energy plans

ESI Africa 12 May 2016 On Wednesday, South African Energy Minister, Tina Joemat-Pettersson mooted the 2016 budget speech in Parliament, where she highlighted that Independent Power Producers’ (I...Read More

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