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Eskom’s group treasurer to bow out

Eskom’s Group Treasurer, Andre Pillay, has tendered his resignation and will leave the company at the end of August 2019.

Nuclear industry takes another hit as Necsa chair quits

The department of mineral resources and energy confirmed last week that the Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) board’s chair, Rob Adam, has resigned.

Mantashe wields legislative changes geared for an energy transition

South Africa’s minister of mineral resources and energy outlined the dire economic landscape that has swayed the ministry’s legislation narrative.
rotational loadshedding

No power for repeat offenders, states Eskom

South Africa parastatal Eskom has announced an increasing number of repeated equipment failures in some areas, especially within Gauteng.
Climate change bill

South Africa: Climate change bill incorporates Vision 2030

According to the minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Barbara Creecy, the second draft of the climate change bill, is currently being...
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Tshwane municipality taking flack for electricity tariff hikes

Nersa has given the Tshwane municipality seven days to explain why the metro wants to increase fixed charges to customers.
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South Africa: Recent municipal tariff hikes under scrutiny

The lack of public consultation on the recent electricity, refuse, waste and water tariff increases has caused widespread concern and received criticism.

Pull up a chair, never-ending quest for the elusive IRP

South Africa's Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says the IRP for electricity is only likely to serve before Cabinet in September.

Namibia to boost rural electrification through mini-grid project

IBC SOLAR is supporting Bavarian universities to create a pilot project for expanding the energy supply into rural areas of Namibia.

De Beers Marine awards contract for offshore power system upgrade

Babcock International has been awarded a contract by De Beers Marine to undertake design development activity on the offshore diamond vessel mv !Gariep.

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