Calls for tech energy rethink as SA’s coal exports dry up
Faced with declining coal exports, SA must prepare for the ongoing technology-driven transition away from fossil fuels, says a research institute.
Renewables body CEO slams uncertainty in SA’s energy sector
Government has plunged the renewables sector into limbo because of policy indecision, says SAWEA’s Ntombifuthi Ntuli.
Renewables sector lauds Treasury’s Eskom restructuring plans
The industry says plans for the troubled power utility will help to improve the operational and structural inefficiencies it has faced.
Eskom told to sell coal-powered plants, explore alternative models
National Treasury proposes an independent transmission company to buy electricity from independent power producers.
Municipalities owing Eskom disrupt Vodacom network
Defaulting municipalities that owe Eskom billions are now disrupting mobile communications in some areas, says Vodacom.
Renewables industry to co-operate with public protector's probe
The sector welcomes Busisiwe Mkwebane’s investigation into allegations of malfeasance in the multi-billion-rand deals.
Rising renewable energy expenditure weighs on Eskom
The record loss-making parastatal says expenditure on renewable independent power producers jumped to R22.2 billion this year.