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Study on South Africa’s residential power use exposes EE efforts

Results of a study into residential power use in South Africa have been released by SANEDI, unpacking the influences of energy-efficient appliances.

SAWEA welcomes threshold increase and moves to an open electricity market

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), has welcomed the announcement by President Ramaphosa to lift the threshold for companies to produce their own electricity without a licence to 100MW.
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SAWEA engages members on providing additional wind energy

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), has engaged with its members to ascertain if the sector is able to provide additional power, in line with the recent call for additional energy from existing Independent Power Producers (IPPs) by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE).

Wind energy industry welcomes bid window for renewable procurement

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has welcomed and celebrated together with the broader renewable energy power sector the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy’s (DMRE) announcement to open a new procurement round.

Op-Ed: IRP, a good start for South Africa’s energy sector

Although the IRP and the ministerial explanation are welcome, there are risks which cannot be ignored, writes Regional Managing Director, SENER.

Future Energy Nigeria: Seen and heard in Nigeria’s corridors of power

Business development director of the Future Energy Nigeria recently met with Nigeria's new Federal Minister of Power, Sale Mamman in Abuja.

US energy department ready to advise Africa on LNG opportunities

The US Department of Energy is now looking towards Africa to develop opportunities in the exploration, production and monetization of LNG.
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Updated IRP gives hope to SA young nuclear professionals

"We see the publication of this plan [IRP] as a positive step moving the economy into the right direction," said SAYNPS executive chairperson.
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SAIEE pleased with a significant increase of renewables in the IRP

SAIEE has welcomed the new Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) positive attitude towards growing renewable energy and storage in South Africa.

Department of Minerals and Energy receives clean audit opinion

The South African Department of Minerals and Energy has received a clean audit opinion for the 2018/19 financial year from the office of the Auditor-General.