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).
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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...