Jeff Radebe

Nuclear snub, renewables drive lauded in SA's energy mix

The industry supports SA's long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan, which shelved plans for nuclear and paves the way for renewables.


Radebe releases long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan

The IRP is a 20-year energy roadmap to meet SA's future power needs.


Solar Turtle's power plan for rural women

The start-up wishes to empower female entrepreneurs in remote or off-grid areas to run successful renewable-energy businesses.

May 31, 2018

New wind energy projects to fire up W Cape

The Perdekraal East and Excelsior wind plants have been signed off for the national renewable energy programme in the Western Cape.


Calls mount for energy plans update

A clear technology investment roadmap is essential to investor certainty over a multi-decade time horizon, says the renewables industry.

Apr 4, 2018

Radebe finally signs R58bn renewable energy deals

The ceremony marks the conclusion of 27 outstanding power purchase agreements under Bid Window 3.5 and 4 of the SA's renewable energy programme.

Mar 19, 2018

Renewables industry rubbishes Numsa's claims

The imminent closures of Eskom's old coal-fired power stations are inevitable and unrelated to the renewable energy programme.

Mar 13, 2018

R58bn renewables deals blocked at 11th hour

Trade union Numsa and civic group Transform RSA granted urgent court interdict to stop the signing of the power deals.

Mar 9, 2018

R58bn long-awaited renewables deals finally see light

Following a protracted period of uncertainty, energy minister Jeff Radebe says outstanding projects will be signed on Tuesday.


QuickBooks steps up 2 back youth entrepreneurs

QuickBooks was proud to be a part of the 2017 step up 2 a start-up youth entrepreneurship awards, which were held in December.

Jan 30, 2018

Don't take new SASSA system for granted

There are fears the lack of clarity concerning the new social grants model leaves room for the incumbent paymaster to continue payments.

Dec 12, 2017

Parly committee welcomes SASSA-SAPO resolution

Scopa commends the social security agency and post office for reaching a deal that will ensure transition towards a new payments model for government social grants.