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Launch of Women Empowerment and Gender Equality (WEGE) Policy and Ministerial Advisory Council

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Mr Gwede Mantashe yesterday, 31 August 2021, launched the Women Empowerment and Gender Equality (WEGE) Strategy which is aimed at ensuring that women become active participants in...
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Who rules the world?

"Who rules the world?"  The lyrics by the powerhouse that is Beyonce follow this question with a very clear answer – girls! And August was our chance to show it. August has been Enlit Africa/ESI Africa...

Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy seeks legal input

In South Africa, the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy has sought legal advice on whether it can conduct oversight over the procurement on the RMIPPPP and other matters.
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SANEDI to conduct study assessing electric motor energy consumption

The South African National Energy Development Institute is expanding its Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling Programme to study the energy use of motors and suggest new Minimum Energy Performance Standards.
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Localisation means the entire renewable energy value chain could ‘win’

South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) and the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) recently hosted a webinar where industry experts shared their insights on the opportunities renewable energy presents not only for the possible bidders but also the entire renewable energy value chain.
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Scatec awarded RMIPPP preferred bidder status for 150MW

Scatec was named as one of the preferred bidders under the Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (RMIPPP) as announced by the South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE).

South Africa reveals recovery plan for mining and energy sector

South Africa tables recovery plan to restore business confidence, stimulate investments, safeguard and create jobs in the mining and energy sector.

Ministry of energy renews partnership with #AUW2019

African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa partners with South African Ministry of Energy

Renewables secures sustainable future in IRP2018

With 60 days to comment on the recently published Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), the industry is excited about the future rollout plan of renewables across the country. Commenting on the Integrated Resource Plan, Hebren...

Wind industry responds to IRP update

SAWEA congratulates the Department of Energy for ensuring that the draft IRP 2018 places emphasis on “least-cost” options to 2030 with the significant new wind, solar PV, and gas allocations. South African minister of energy...