Showing posts with tag "energy"

Here is the expected petrol price for March

Mid-month fuel price data supplied by East Cape Fuels shows that South African motorists can expect steep fuel price hikes in March.

February 17, 2022
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energy

Cape Town to become first load shedding-free city in South Africa: mayor

Cape Town will be the first load shedding-free city in South Africa, says mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis.

February 16, 2022
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energy

South Africa could go off script with petrol taxes next week: economist

While the National Treasury typically announces increases in fuel taxes its February Budget, this year could see a shift in trends, says Jeff Schultz, senior economist of BNP Paribas South Africa.

February 16, 2022
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energy

Energy minister warns of ‘huge’ petrol price increases due to Russia-Ukraine conflict

Mineral Resources and Energy Samson Gwede Mantashe says that the international crises between the Russia and Ukraine could lead to higher costs for local motorists.

February 15, 2022
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energy

Petrol tax hike warning for South Africa

South Africa faces enormous and complex economic challenges – high fuel prices are not helping.

February 15, 2022
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energy

Government wants to introduce a long-term electricity price for South Africa

Government is considering introducing a long-term electricity price outlook to give customers more time to prepare for inevitable hikes.

February 14, 2022
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energy

Government considering taking on Eskom’s R392 billion debt

South Africa’s government is considering taking over part or all of Eskom’s R392 billion ($25.8 billion) debt as it seeks to restructure the cash-strapped power utility’s loan obligations, accordin...

February 14, 2022
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energy

New ‘anti-load shedding’ regulations published for South Africa

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy has published the Electricity Regulation Amendment (ERA) Bill for public comment.

February 14, 2022
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energy

South Africa needs to deal with its ‘Eskom problem’: IMF

Eskom should abandon its outdated business model, reduce its footprint in the sector, and compete on a level playing field with private participants, including the producers of renewable energy, sa...

February 11, 2022
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energy

The last week of load shedding wiped R6 billion from South Africa’s economy: mayor

The City of Cape Town says it is ready to begin the process of moving off Eskom’s grid but warns that several important regulatory issues remain unresolved and unclarified.

February 11, 2022
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energy

New regulations to help end load shedding in South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet has approved amendments to the Electricity Regulation Act for public comment.

February 11, 2022
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energy

South Africa is getting massive new hybrid solar plants

Norwegian renewable energy company Scatec says it is on track to add 150MW of contracted energy capacity to the national grid through its hybrid solar and battery plants in the Northern Cape.

February 10, 2022
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energy