Seriti Resources has started building South Africa’s largest wind farm, as the mining industry seeks to cut its reliance on Eskom.
Author: Paul Burkhardt
South Africa’s updated energy blueprint envisions more than 100GW of new generation capacity being built by 2050.
Rampant crime in South Africa is costing the country at least 10% of its GDP annually, a World Bank study found.
Amplats, BMW and Sasol plan to work together to encourage the production and use of hydrogen-powered vehicles.
Electricity outages remain at record levels despite Eskom burning through vast quantities of diesel to bolster output.
Jan Oberholzer has a new role at South African renewables producer Mulilo Energy Holdings.
South Africa’s electricity distribution system is “an albatross” beset by fighting between Eskom and municipalities, minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa said.
Joburg has secured bids from private producers to provide 92MW of electricity.
A power-project developer is seeking to block new rules governing the connection of plants to the grid, saying they are flawed.
Eskom’s costs to run its diesel-powered units more than doubled as its fleet of coal-fired plants experienced frequent breakdowns.