Showing posts with category "energy"

Mantashe opposes coal ban for climate aid

Rich nations shouldn’t force South Africa to ban new coal-power projects and impose other conditions as a requirement for funding to help reduce its environmental footprint, the country’s energy minister said.

October 14, 2021
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Energy

Eskom CEO outlines load shedding plans for South Africa

Eskom chief executive Andre de Ruyter says the power utility is working on repairs at its power stations, with stage 2 load shedding expected to end shortly, nearly a week after being implemented.

October 13, 2021
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Energy

Powerships destined for South Africa hit by fresh corruption allegations

DNG a losing bidder for state contracts to supply emergency power in South Africa, made fresh corruption allegations against a winning bidder, Karpowership, and a government official.

October 13, 2021
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Energy

Is this the suburb with the worst electricity outages in South Africa?

Residents in Pimville, Soweto, say that they have been hit with over 160 power cuts in 60 days over June and July, with these outages occurring over and above the planned Eskom load shedding schedules.

October 12, 2021
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Energy

South Africa’s massive hydrogen valley project is a step closer – here’s what you need to know

The establishment of a ‘hydrogen valley’ in South Africa is a step closer to reality, following the launch of the Hydrogen Valley Feasibility Study Report by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and partners.

October 12, 2021
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Energy

Bad news for motorists in South Africa

As global oil prices continue to climb, motorists in South Africa should expect a “notable rise” in fuel prices in November, say economists at the Bureau for Economic Research (BER).

October 11, 2021
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Energy

Eskom extends stage 2 load shedding – here is the new schedule

Eskom has announced that stage 2 load shedding will be extended until 05h00 on Thursday to continue replenishing emergency generation reserves.

October 8, 2021
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Energy

New electricity deal to help end power outages in Joburg

The City of Johannesburg has entered into a two-year power purchase agreement with the private Kelvin power station, which it says will greatly help reduce electricity outages across the metropole.

October 8, 2021
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Energy

Eskom announces stage 2 load shedding – here is the schedule

Eskom has announced that stage 2 load shedding will be implemented on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday to replenish emergency generation reserves.

October 7, 2021
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Energy

Anti-pollution equipment would increase electricity prices by as much as 10%: Eskom

Eskom, the world’s biggest emitter of the pollutant sulfur dioxide, said retrofitting about half of its coal-fired plants with pollution cutting equipment would cost more than R300 billion and boost electricity costs.

October 7, 2021
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Energy

Sasol looking at massive Green Hydrogen project in South Africa – creating 6,000 new jobs

Chemicals and energy giant Sasol has announced a first-of-its-kind memorandum of agreement with the Northern Cape government to conduct a two-year feasibility study for a landmark green hydrogen project in the province’s Boegoebaai.

October 7, 2021
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Energy

Eskom is now the biggest sulfur dioxide polluter in the world: researchers

Eskom produced 1,600 kilotons of the pollutant in 2019, the latest year for which comparable data is available, according to the report released on Tuesday by CREA, an air-pollution research organization.

October 5, 2021
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Energy