Browsing: Tina Joemat-Pettersson

State sticking to guns on IPP programme

Government hasn’t changed its position on the Independent Power Producers (IPP) programme, as it is one of the best in the world and has attracted considerable investment from the private sector, said Jeff Radebe

ANC cracks bared as ministers row

A series of public spats between South African cabinet ministers, state companies and departments are exposing divisions in the ruling party and risk spooking investors in an economy the central bank forecasts will record zero growth this year.

Nuclear procurement not placed on hold

The department of energy has refuted claims that South Africa’s nuclear procurement process has been stalled indefinitely. The department says it has noted that a member of the opposition in the portfolio committee on energy stated

SA postpones nuclear deal

A court case questioning the legality of the department of energy’s 9,6GW nuclear procurement programme has caused the department to delay gazetting the request for proposals, the Democratic Alliance said. However, the energy department said it

Current affairs
SA did sign nuclear deal with Russia: claim

Legal documents indicate that South Africa did sign a nuclear deal with Russia, environmentalists who have taken the government to court alleged on Wednesday. In its legal proceedings against the department of energy, Earthlife Africa and the Southern African

Gordhan calms nerves on nuclear procurement

The 9,6GW nuclear energy new build programme will only proceed after a “thorough and transparent tender process”, according to treasury’s budget review. Following on from President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address

Minister’s nuclear plans draw ANC ire

Energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson found herself on the wrong side of the political spectrum on Tuesday after she recommended the nuclear programme fall under the independent power producer (IPP) office. The IPP office is a partnership

It’s official: cabinet okays nuclear plan

A Government Gazette notice published by the department of energy on 21 December has confirmed cabinet’s decision to move ahead with the 9,6GW nuclear procurement programme. This means the department