Coal sector loses bid to halt renewable energy deals
The Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses a case brought by the Coal Transporters Forum to set aside power purchase agreements.
Regulator approves 75 firms to generate their own power
SA’s energy regulator green-lights 75 applications from private companies wanting to generate energy for self-use.
Support for mines to generate own power gains traction
Energy minister Gwede Mantashe considers alternative measures to address the country’s electricity supply challenges.
ANC lekgotla lauds renewables, 4IR as new growth areas
It is agreed to build new growth sectors as the ruling party takes a friendly approach towards renewable energy independent power producers.
Cape Town seeks urgent permission to buy renewable energy
The city intends seeking permission from the courts for an expedited hearing on its energy case to allow it to buy energy from IPPs.
Govt hints at expediting renewables into energy mix
As power blackouts persist, minister Gwede Mantashe says government will allow IPPs to bring Window 4 capacity on stream earlier.
WCape gains Mantashe’s approval to explore renewables
Energy minister Gwede Mantashe gives the province the green light to explore independent power producers for energy needs.