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Nuclear New Build Programme on Track


Department of Mineral Resources and Energy The mineral resources and energy department is to initiate preparations for the procurement of the 2 500MW Nuclear New Build Programme (NNBP). This follows…

Schedule 2 to Electricity Regulation Act Republished


Department of Mineral Resources and Energy Amended Schedule 2 to the Electricity Regulation Act has been republished. The mineral resources and energy department republished Schedule 2 in Government Gazette 45023.…

Beneficiation of Mineral Resources Under the Spotlight


Department of Mineral Resources and Energy The mineral resources and energy department’s priority is to ensure that South Africa’s mineral resources are increasingly beneficiated in the country. The mineral resources…

Schedule 2 of Electricity Regulation Act Amended


Department of Mineral Resources and Energy Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act has been amended increasing the National Energy Regulator’s (NERSA) licensing threshold for embedded generation projects from 1…

Renewable Energy Master Plan Under the Spotlight


Department of Mineral Resources and Energy The South African Renewable Energy Master Plan and the Gas Master Plan remain on track. The mineral resources and energy minister, Gwede Mantashe, confirmed…

Hearings on Suitability of Thyspunt Site on the Cards


Department of Mineral Resources and Energy Hybrid public hearings on Eskom’s application for the suitability of the Thyspunt site in the Eastern Cape for a new nuclear installation are in…