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Wind Resource Map Launched

Wind Resource Map Launched


Department of Energy 11 April 2019 The latest version of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), still in draft form, “should serve as a practical demonstration of South Africa’s continued commitment…

Integrated Resource Plan on Track


Department of Energy 27 March 2019 The energy minister, Jeff Radebe, has confirmed that the finalization of the Integrated Resource Plan is imminent. The minister was speaking at the DLO…

Radebe Shines Light on Renewable Energy IPPs


Department of EnergySome of the benefits of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers (IPP) Programme include R209.4bn in private sector investment over eight years, the creation of 38 701 job…

Energy Minister Shines Light on Public-Private Partnerships


Department of EnergyPartnerships between the private sector and government in the energy sector need to be intensified.The energy minister, Jeff Radebe, stressed this during an address to the Africa Energy…

Links Between Energy and Mining Sectors Highlighted


Department of EnergyThe mining sector needs to review its energy consumption patterns so as to de-carbonise, decentralize and digitalise.The energy minister, Jeff Radebe, emphasised this during an address on enhancing…

Government Seeks Greener and Cleaner Mining Industry


Department of EnergyGovernment wants mining production to take place in a "greener, cleaner and sustainable environmentally friendly manner".The energy department emphasized this during the South African National Energy Development Institute…

Basic Fuel Price Structure for Petrol Under Review


Department of EnergyThe Basic Fuel Price structures for petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin are under review.The energy department invited comment on the discussion document in Government Gazette 42053.A new position…

Integrated Resource Plan on Track


Department of EnergyThe final Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) will be submitted to cabinet in the next few weeks for approval.In a recent speech at the Africa Oil Week Conference, the…

Municipal Electricity Infrastructure Under the Spotlight


Department of EnergyThe energy department is, in conjunction with the Development Bank of Southern Africa, looking at available options to fund the maintenance and refurbishment backlog in municipal electricity infrastructure.The…

Parliament Briefed on Draft IRP 2018


Department of EnergyThe energy minister, Jeff Radebe, recently briefed parliament on the Draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP 2018).The IRP was published for comment at the end of August 2018.Its time…