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Energy

Nuclear is the cheapest of all energies

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Nuclear is the cheapest of all energies

South Africans were never informed properly that nuclear power is not as expensive as it is made out to be, a nuclear energy expert said Thursday. Nuclear energy expert Des Muller dismissed these and other concerns as “propaganda”. He refuted the cost issue but also took aim at corruption concerns over the nuclear build programme

Eskom to use lessons from Medupi and Kusile to drive nuclear

Monday, May 21st, 2018

Eskom to use lessons from Medupi and Kusile to drive nuclear

The power utility Eskom wants to use lessons learnt from the construction of the two mega power stations, Medupi and Kusile, to drive the country’s nuclear build programme. The continent’s nuclear future and specifically the South African...

Renewable energy sector needs economic transformation

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Renewable energy sector needs economic transformation

Failing to include and inform local communities about multibillion rand renewable energy, may result in a similar Marikana-incident for the renewable energy sector. Enabling economic transformation and job creation through energy generation projects came under the spotlight...

Amu Power signs clean coal technology agreement with GE

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Amu Power signs clean coal technology agreement with GE

Gulf Energy, the developer of the 1050Mw Lamu Coal Power Plant (Amu Power), has today, 16 May 2018 entered into a Clean Coal Technology agreement with General Electric (GE) that will see the plant use GE’s Ultra-Supercritical...

South Africa committed to renewable energy – not nuclear

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

South Africa committed to renewable energy – not nuclear

The South African government today, 15 May 2018, re-affirmed its commitment to renewable energy as part of the country’s energy mix whilst dodging any mention of its plans for nuclear energy. Jeff Radebe, South African Energy Minister...

How to address energy paradox in Africa

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

How to address energy paradox in Africa

Almost 20 years ago, approximately 400 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa had no access to electricity. Today, the number of people without access has increased, as the population growth has outpaced infrastructure development. As a result, there are over 600...

Kusile power plant to unveil first air quality control system in Africa

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Kusile power plant to unveil first air quality control system in Africa

GE’s Steam Power business today, 10 April 2018, announced that it has successfully completed tests for performance of Unit 1, of the Wet Flue Gas Desulphurization Plant (WFGD) at Eskom’s Kusile newly built plant, the first air...

Biomass project to be erected at Sappi Ngodwana Mill

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Biomass project to be erected at Sappi Ngodwana Mill

Sappi is pleased to announce that its Ngodwana Energy Biomass Project will play a significant role in South Africa’s renewable energy initiatives. This follows the signing of the contract on 4 April 2018, that officially makes Ngodwana...

South African Energy Minister signs ZAR56 billion IPPs contract

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

South African Energy Minister signs ZAR56 billion IPPs contract

Jeff Radebe, South African Energy Minister says the signing of the 27 renewable energy projects, worth ZAR56 million, is expected to result in a reduction of the carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by 8.1 million per year. “The...

South African Energy Minister signs 27 renewable energy projects

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

South African Energy Minister signs 27 renewable energy projects

Jeff Radebe, South African Energy Minister has officially signed 27 renewable energy projects, setting the path for diversified sources of energy to enter the energy mix. “It is with great pleasure that I announce the signing of...

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