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Eskom's new CEO

Eskom’s new CEO takes to the streets ahead of meeting the...

Eskom’s new CEO, André de Ruyter, visited a coal-fired power station as he sets out to improve the utility’s operational performance in the short term.

Cape Town’s energy chief: “I can envisage an Eskom Lite scenario”

The City’s court case in which it seeks clarity with respect to the role of municipalities in the purchase of electricity from sources other than just Eskom is a ground-breaking issue..." says City of Cape Town's Executive Director of Energy.
csir report loadshedding

Threat of loadshedding in S.Africa unpacked in CSIR report

A new report by the CSIR has analysed South Africa’s loadshedding, indicating that it cost the country’s economy between R60bn and R120bn in 2019 alone.
Energy sector

Fight or flight: South Africa’s continuing energy sector saga

Ed's Note: It’s not news that S.Africa’s energy sector is in turmoil. Leading the fray is its power utility Eskom but things are afoot to escape disaster.

Wind sector supports the approach to relook at SA’s energy market

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has responded to a media report stating that the ANC endorses a market-friendly approach to South Africa’s...

Site Engineer: Solar PV IPP

Do you have 3+ years’ experience working on site for a solar PV IPP, exhibiting strong project management skills and an ability to oversee O&M?

ANC empowers municipalities to buy their own electricity

South Africa's governing political party, the African National Congress (ANC) has approved plans to allow municipalities to buy their own electricity.
Necsa board

Necsa secures new board members as appointed by the DMRE

Minister Gwede Mantashe has officially announced the appointment of seven members to the board of the Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (Necsa).
retail centre

A retail centre captures the power of the sun through 872...

Installed over 31 days during the construction of the retail centre, the rooftop solar PV system will produce 1,364kWh of energy for 22 shops at the centre.

SAWEA increases awareness of wind energy in next generation

SAWEA has released a children’s book titled Let the Wind Blow that tells the story of how renewable energy, like wind, will help lead the energy transition.

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