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New nuclear build back on the table for South Africa

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) hosted a subcommittee recommending a plan to procure 2,500MW of new nuclear power.

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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OUTA calls for immediate publication of the 100MW threshold limit

More than a month ago, on 10 June, South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa lifted the limit for generation for companies without the need for a licence from 1MW to 100MW. Industry stakeholders are now waiting for the next step in the process, an announcement is simply not enough. People are asking, how long does it take to write the 100MW generation notice?

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.”
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Energy minister Mantashe: “Energy security at centre of recovery”

At the Enlit Africa digital event, Minister Mantashe said South Africa was making steady progress on its hydrogen society roadmap and invited collaboration at technical and financial levels.
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Mantashe and Eskom chairman Makgoba confirmed for Enlit Africa, 8 June

Enlit Africa will kickstart its return with a visionary discussion on the “5Ds of the energy transition”, namely: decarbonisation, decentralisation, democratisation, digitalisation and deregulation.
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Hydrogen, finance and climate change in focus at high-level Enlit Africa

“Hydrogen, specifically green and blue, has the potential to considerably accelerate sub-Saharan Africa’s electrification rate."

Seriti to conclude acquisition of South32 coal assets

Seriti Resources has announced in a statement that all conditions of its acquisition of South32 SA Coal Holdings Proprietary Limited (SAEC) have been fulfilled and the sale is expected to be completed on 1 June 2021.
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Enlit Africa returns in June to address the 5Ds of the energy transition

"We will examine the energy transition and the various ways in which new energy imperatives will impact existing and future infrastructure."
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Securing Africa’s energy sector key to post-pandemic recovery

High-level officials representing a range of African economies met under the theme of Securing Africa’s Energy Future in the Wake of COVID-19 at the second AUC-EIA Ministerial Forum.