• Ramaphosa doubles next renewables round, scraps 100 MW cap on distributed plant and moots feed-in tariff as he unveils load-shedding crisis response President Cyril Ramaphosa 25TH JULY 2022 BY: TERENCE CREAMER CREAMER MEDIA EDITOR ARTICLE ENQUIRY      SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE FONT SIZE: –+ President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled several far-reaching interventions – including a doubling in the allocation for the next renewables […]

  • South Africa’s electricity plan ‘underestimating’ new generation needs, former Eskom CEO warns Photo by Creamer Media Chief Photographer Donna SlaterEskom CEO Andre de Ruyter (with mic) speaks during an energy transition breakaway session at the South Africa Investment Conference 2022 25TH MARCH 2022 BY: TERENCE CREAMERCREAMER MEDIA EDITOR ARTICLE ENQUIRY      SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE FONT SIZE: –+ South Africa’s current Integrated […]

  • DMRE delays release of renewables bid documentation Photo by Creamer Media 1ST APRIL 2021 BY: TERENCE CREAMERCREAMER MEDIA EDITOR ARTICLE ENQUIRY      SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE FONT SIZE: –+ The release of the request for proposal (RFP) documentation for Bid Window 5 (BW 5) of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) has been delayed, the Department of Mineral […]

  • Dear Reader,   You may have seen this already, but attached are some interesting Parliamentary Q&A on issues surrounding energy procurement, offshore gas, finalising of the Petroleum Bill, blasting in the Highveld, usage of hydrogen fuel technology currently being deployed, explosion at Engen refinery in Durban and others, for your interest.   Also interesting position […]

  • Renewables announcement provides certainty, but urgency still needed, says Maynier David Maynier 19TH MARCH 2021 BY: TASNEEM BULBULIACREAMER MEDIA REPORTER ARTICLE ENQUIRY      SAVE THIS ARTICLE      EMAIL THIS ARTICLE FONT SIZE: –+ Western Cape Finance and Economic Opportunities Minister David Maynier has welcomed the announcement by Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe, on March 18, of the preferred bidders for the Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme and the release of […]