The immediate priority is to “turn around the performance of existing power stations and stabilize our energy supply, whilst adding new capacity to the grid”, Ramokgopa said.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) noted there had been more than 120 days of power problems in 2022. NERSA’s increase, it said, is “official sanctioned daylight robbery against citizens”.
South Africa needs to upgrade its coal-fired power plants rather than focus on renewable energy, according to a sanctioned Russian billionaire who made his fortune in part from generating electricity using the fuel.
South Africa’s Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has adopted a hydrogen investment strategy as it works to attract cash to the growing sector.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has vowed to help “turbocharge” investments in South African infrastructure, calling out green hydrogen opportunities in particular.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has cut short his foreign travels and hurried home as the load shedding crisis mounts.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has set out a plan to tackle the country’s energy problems and seemingly winning support.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz attended the launch of a synthetic aeroplane fuel in South Africa today, with his local counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has overseen the launch of massive hydrogen-powered trucks at a mine in Limpopo today.
South Africa has been struck by severe load shedding, although Eskom has denied that the country is facing a total blackout.
Eskom will complete its unbundling by the end of this year, South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.
An international partnership will provide $8.5 billion over the next three to five years to support South Africa’s move to a low-carbon economy.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has approved plans to allow embedded generation projects with up to 100 MW of capacity.
The US administration has set out plans to cut financing for hydrocarbon developments, while African states are doing what they can to secure energy projects.
South Africa will issue two renewable energy bid windows this year, one in “the coming weeks”, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the topic of domestic energy reform to Davos, although domestic criticism persists.
South Africa has launched a reconstruction and recovery plan, with power provision one of the key initiatives for improvement.
South Africa will merge the three subsidiaries of the Central Energy Fund (CEF) into one National Petroleum Company.
South Africa has “inadequate” stocks of diesel, an industry body has warned, as demand has accelerated beyond expectations with the easing of lockdown limitations.