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DECLARATION OF THE THIRD BRICS MEETING OF ENERGY MINISTERS – 28 JUNE 2018

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

Eskom leaders hint to need for independent system operator

Engineering News ONLINE 24 July 2018 South Africa’s cash-strapped electricity utility Eskom is considering far-reaching changes to its business model as part of an in-depth review, being undertaken ah...Read More

Radebe sets the record straight on power plant decommissioning, IPP job creation

Engineering News – ONLINE 04 July 2018 State-owned power utility Eskom will not be closing its own coal plants to accommodate the offtake requirements of the coal independent power producers (IP...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

Interest in IFC’s solar procurement solution growing across Africa

Engineering News ONLINE 06 June 2018 The International Finance Corporation (IFC) reports that its programme to support African governments and utilities in procuring solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity f...Read More

Prepare for greater generation competition, Radebe tells Eskom

Engineering News ONLINE 04 June 2018 Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has hinted to possible dramatic changes in the structure of South Africa’s electricity supply industry, which is currently dominated by...Read More

SA no longer has agreement with Russians on nuclear, says Radebe

FIN24 04 June 2018 Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe told eNCA on Sunday evening that South Africa no longer had an agreement with the Russians to procure for the development of nuclear energy for the co...Read More

South Africa to release new-look renewables bid window in November

Engineering News ONLINE 01 June 2018 Energy Minister Jeff Radebe announced on Friday that South Africa would launch a fifth Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) ...Read More

PPA signings open up a sustainable energy vision for South Africa, Africa – Juwi

Engineering News ONLINE 16 April 2018 The power purchase agreements (PPAs) signed by State-owned power utility Eskom earlier this month ended three years of waiting and uncertainty and it is a signifi...Read More

Radebe says signing of 27 IPP agreements a ‘new dawn’ for renewables in South Africa

Engineering News ONLINE 04 April 2018 Agreements opening the way for the construction of 27 renewable-energy independent power producer (IPP) projects, with a combined investment value of R56-billion ...Read More

Radebe finally signs R58bn renewable energy deals

ITWeb 04 April 2018 The renewable energy industry has welcomed the signing of the long-waited power purchase agreements (PPAs) worth about R58 billion. This afternoon energy minister, Jeff Radebe, fin...Read More

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