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Monday, 25 February 2019 19:20

IPPs tender process is fair, open and transparent

The tender process and the awarding of renewable energy Independent Power Producers (IPPs) contracts have no room for favouritism, Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe said on Sunday.

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 13:17

Eskom says it can fund nuclear

Eskom say it can pay for the nuclear build programme because it will have accumulated a R150bn cash pile in the next 10 years, says head of generation, Matshela Koko.

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Australian engineering and technical consultancy Worley Parsons says it does not enjoy a particularly close relationship with Russian nuclear vendor Rosatom.

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Wednesday, 18 November 2015 05:14

Construction at Avon Peaking power plant resumes

KwaDukuza Municipality and Group Five have reached a power deal that will see construction activities resume at Avon Peaking power plant outside Shakaskraal, in KwaZulu-Natal’s north coast.

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has announced that Sector Charter Councils in South Africa now have until 15 November to submit their updated and aligned sector codes to the Minister of Trade and Industry (Minister) for approval, and that all existing sector codes that have not been submitted by this date will be repealed.

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Speaking to reporters ahead of his tabling of the 2015 Medium Term Policy Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) on Wednesday, the Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene, said South Africa has made good progress in resolving its energy challenge.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 13:53

Eskom fully behind independent power producers

Eskom fully supports the Department of Energy’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (RE-IPPP), saying that IPPs must play a role in the country’s electricity market.

Enertis is performing factory quality inspections and manufacturing quality control testing in South Africa within the Sonnedix-Mulilo Prieska project.

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In his first full budget speech, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene referred to the government’s 9 strategic priorities, which we first at the state of the nation address (SONA) on 12 February 2015.

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Thursday, 09 July 2015 14:00

SA, Russia sign energy agreements

South Africa and Russia have signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) that are aimed at strengthening efforts between the two countries in the field of nuclear energy, said the Department of Energy.

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