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Legal firm comments on South Africa’s embedded generation changes

While the implementation of the amended legislation is positive, it was not completely clear how the exemption would work in practice. Emma Dempster, Legal Director at Pinsent Masons comments on these developments.
Generation South Africa

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?
South Africa generation

Legal experts weigh in on South Africa’s energy future

Legal experts warn much will depend on new regulations due by 10 August 2021 but are cautiously optimistic about the country’s future after the South African President’s 100MW announcement.
Port Authority

Ports Authority announced as independent subsidiary of Transnet

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the establishment of the Transnet National Ports Authority as an independent subsidiary of Transnet.

Latest G7 dialogue pegs reliable energy to inclusive economic growth

“It is important that the right of developing economies to policy space and sufficient time to achieve a just transition be respected,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said at the G7 Leaders' Summit.

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.
large consumer groups

SAWEA proposes a case for a net zero carbon economy in South Africa

The South Africa Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has proposed a case for the net zero carbon economy in South Africa ahead of the 2021 Conference of Parties (COP26).
Port Authority

Durban Port sets out to reclaim best-performing title in Africa

Durban Port in South Africa is on course to reclaiming its status as the best-performing port in Africa, part of the country's reconstruction and recovery plan.

Ramaphosa on Eskom: We are making progress

In his weekly, ‘From the desk of the President’, President Cyril Ramaphosa commented on the strides being taken by the national utility, Eskom. Ramaphosa highlighted the work being done by the state utility to improve operational performance and new generation capacity
Necsa board

Gwede Mantashe will not prove effective, states OUTA

Non-profit civil action organisation OUTA is sceptical about the placement of Gwede Mantashe to head up the mineral resources and energy ministry.