Blue ammonia, according to the latest findings by the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), has the potential to be a prominent contributor to a clean energy transition.
A key funder of South Africa’s renewable energy drive is backing natural gas as the fuel needed to help the country bridge the transition from coal power generation to the use of wind and solar.
Solar PV and onshore wind are now the cheapest sources of new-build generation for at least two-thirds of the global population, according to latest analysis by research company BloombergNEF (BNEF).
Finance and Policy
Minister Gwede Mantashe says South Africa's economy contracted by 3.2% in Q1 of 2019, with the energy sector making a negative contribution to the GDP.
SSE is proposing to close the remaining operational units at its Fiddler’s Ferry Coal-Fired Power Station citing financial challenges among other reasons.
Greenpeace Africa has commissioned a study outlining workable solutions for Eskom, which could help with the country's electricity supply industry crisis.
Eskom has today advised that loadshedding probabilities for the December period are low; however, coal supplies could be effected in Q1 of 2019.
TANESCO intends to procure power generation from a set of coal power projects with a capacity ranging from 150MW to 300MW.
The Government of South Africa has set a target to attract $100 billion of investment into the local economy with energy tasked with contributing...