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

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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


Intersolar Europe and ees Europe Munich, June 22–24, 2016 INTERSOLAR AND EES ON COURSE FOR GROWTH AROUND THE WORLD Positive global market development boosts success Munich, March 15, 2016 – Intersolar...Read More

Power Africa Roadmap

The launch of the Power Africa Roadmap took place yesterday.  The Roadmap was originally announced by President Barack Obama during his state visit to SA in 2013. The governments of Norway, Sweden, Ca...Read More

SAPVIA at the Eastern Cape Sustainable Energy Forum

The Eastern Cape Government held the  EC Provincial Sustainable Energy Forum on Thursday, March 10th, in Stutterheim.  SAPVIA CEO, Moeketsi Thobela was invited to present on Possibilities for Black In...Read More

Energy Minister 2015/16 Budget Vote Speech

The Minister of Energy, Ms Tina Joemat Pettersson, delivered the 2015/16 Budget Vote Speech on 19th May 2015, at the National Assembly, Parliament in Cape Town.  The address will reflected on the prog...Read More

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