South Africa’s planned $8.5-billion climate finance deal could serve as a blueprint for other coal-dependent countries, the head of its negotiating team said.
Browsing: Gwede Mantashe
South Africa’s plan to add an estimated R95-billion worth of private emergency power generation has been further delayed.
A probe into state corruption found that senior ANC officials received illicit payments from services company Bosasa, leaving President Cyril Ramaphosa in a quandary over how to respond.
A revised Integrated Resource Plan is needed, especially in view of the rapid developments in energy-generating technologies. By Hartmut Winkler.
Renewable energy has the potential to accelerate growth and set South Africa on a course towards a low-carbon economy, energy minister Gwede Mantashe has said.
Energy minister Gwede Mantashe said he suspended a community representative from the board of the regulator because he’s an opponent of atomic power.
Energy minister Gwede Mantashe is being sued following the suspension of a National Nuclear Regulator board member who also works with a group fighting the lifetime extension of Koeberg.
Eskom sees an opportunity to emerge from years of crisis by shifting from coal-fired power generation towards natural gas and renewables, its CEO said.
Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has accused Eskom of delaying emergency power projects, according to a report.
The energy department has cautioned that a retreat from coal must take account of the impact on the economy and the people who depend on it for a living.