Workshop equips industry to respond to Draft IRP2018

EE Publishers  –  8 Oct 2018  –  Roger Lilley, Ee Publishers In August 2018, the South Africa Departme...Read More


JINKO POWERS SAPVIA AT THE GLOBAL SOLAR COUNCIL JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is an industry leader and the number one solar module manufacturer globally. The company distributes solar products and sells sol...Read More

Solar body raises concern over procurement gap, as lobby group slams inclusion of IPP coal

Engineering News ONLINE 28 August 2018 The South Africa Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) has added its voice to concerns being expressed over the three-year gap outlined in the draft Integra...Read More

Two solar plants opened in Namibia

Engineering News ONLINE 23 August 2018 Two solar plants, Ejuva One and Ejuva Two, were opened in Gobabis, Namibia, by Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy Kornelia Shilunga, on Thursday. She said Ejuva...Read More

Cabinet approves gazetting of updated IRP for public comment

Engineering News ONLINE 23 August 2018 Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane confirmed on Thursday that Cabinet has approved the publication of the updated Integrated Resources Plan (IRP) and that...Read More

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

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

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