Renewable energy contributed 10% to SA’s grid in 2020
The country has been gradually adding renewable energy to the grid, increasing installed capacity from 467MW in 2013 to 5 027MW in 2020, says the CSIR.
Govt sets sights on nuclear amid environmental opposition
The energy department publishes the request for information in respect of the commencement of a nuclear build programme to the extent of 2 500MW.
SA's renewable energy stance riles nuclear industry
Government's stance on nuclear energy may see SA lose its permanent seat on the International Atomic Energy Agency board of governors.
Nuclear body slams SA's energy plans for renewables bias
Rather than being technology neutral, the IRP 2018 has been developed with certain policy outcomes in mind, says NIASA.
Mahlobo's nuclear plans nuked
Energy minister David Mahlobo capitulates and gives assurances to the court that he will abide by the law in regards to nuclear procurement.
More calls for nuclear deal transparency
Civil organisations question why government wants nuclear energy when SA has readily available and cheaper renewable energy options.
Eskom forges ahead with nuclear deal
The power utility signs an agreement with Coega to cooperate in the development of the country's nuclear new build programme.