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South Africa in groundbreaking UNECA green energy programme deal

South Africa has finalised its very first issuance which is the second green bond issued through a private placement fully subscribed to by funds managed by PIMCO to the tune of $210 million.

President’s speech: Green energy key to SA’s infrastructure development

Speaking at the recent Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium South Africa (SIDSSA), President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa said that one of the key drivers of infrastructure is green energy.
Renewable Energy and Resource Efficiency Programme

Public Works to release renewable energy RFI for state properties

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI), as the largest landlord and facilities manager in South Africa, is set to release a Request for Information for the Integrated Renewable Energy and Resource Efficiency Programme (iREREP).
Renewable Energy and Resource Efficiency Programme

Out with the old – time for a new electricity plan for South Africa?

South Africa’s power generation plans are out of date and an urgent rethink is needed, this is according to Hartmut Winkler, Professor of Physics at the University of Johannesburg. Here he writes about how South Africa may need a new electricity plan.

President Ramaphosa’s self-generation announcement “bold but necessary”

“The country is in the throes of an energy crisis and the importance of the discussions at Enlit Africa this week have been punctuated by loadshedding.”
World Bank

SAPVIA supports Ramaphosa’s direction for the energy sector

SAPVIA Chief Operating Officer, Niveshen Govender, supports the sentiments of the President of South Africa’s 2020 State of the Nation Address.
National Assembly Plenary

Leaner, younger cabinet announced to take South Africa forward

Reconfigured South African Cabinet announced with the number of Ministers reduced to 28, down from 36 in the previous administration.

Op-Ed: Challenges surrounding South Africa’s renewable energy programme

Politics, corruption, mismanagement and policy uncertainty have seen South Africa's globally respected renewable energy programme brought to its knees.
DMRE update

Collaboration critical for mining industry to thrive

The buzz word at the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, was the call for more collaboration for the mining industry to thrive.
Mining Indaba

President Cyril Ramaphosa to attend Mining Indaba

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa is confirmed to attend Investing in African Mining Indaba alongside the President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo.