Energy

Mining industry could provide 3,900MW of power generation but it...

The mining industry has upped the estimate on the generating capacity of the renewable energy projects it could build to 3,900MW from the initial...

China’s SA ambassador confirms no investment in Limpopo coal project

In another blow to South Africa’s struggling junior coal mining sector the Chinese government has confirmed that it is pulling out of funding a...

DMRE report may presage change in Mantashe’s pro-coal rhetoric

SOUTH Africa's Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) is setting up a Just Energy Transition unit which could signal a change in its...

Eskom beset by liquidity crisis, lack of skills, and unresponsive municipalities

A LACK of cash flow, parts and skills meant Eskom was unable to meet maintenance targets imposed by Andre de Ruyter, the state-owned company's...

Mantashe ready to take battle over coal-fired energy to court

SOUTH Africa's mines and energy minister, Gwede Mantashe, said he was prepared to take efforts to keep coal in the country's energy plans to...

Paladin Energy shares leap again after uranium firm confirms Langer Heinrich...

PALADIN Energy CEO, Ian Purdy, said the company was waiting "for the right uranium price" before pressing the button on production at its re-developed...

SA energy transition could be model for others, says climate funds...

SOUTH Africa's energy transition from coal to renewables could be a template for other nations to do the same, according to the head of...

SA secures R130bn in finance commitment aimed at coal to renewable...

SOUTH Africa has secured a commitment for R130bn in finance aimed at moving the country away from coal-fired electricity production, and boosting the electric...

Most of world’s development banks against funding coal-fired power plants

MOST of the world's development banks had committed to ending finance for coal-fired power plants, said Reuters citing research produced by Boston University's Global...

TFR says thermal coal exports were unaffected by fire at Richards...

TRANSNET Freight Rail (TFR) said thermal coal exports were unaffected by a fire at its multi-purpose terminal in Richards Bay which resulted in its...