South Africa's energy plans need to take account of the pros and cons of using various types of gas.
Energy Minister Dipuo Peters has told MPs that many of the country's older coal-fired power plants would be retired and "fall away around 2023".
Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says the government is considering declaring coal a strategic resource.
The South African government's players have yet to reach consensus on key decisions around powering South Africa.
Maputo is heating up as a magnet for companies aspiring to be significant South African coal exporters, following a Vitol joint venture deal.
China making huge strides in using green energy but coal consumption continues to increase.
If you read the history of the development of all the great powers, it was steam then electricity generated by coal that fuelled industry and navies.
Where is all the money coming from to build dirty coal-powered energy plants?
Plans to reduce South Africa's carbon overload by capturing noxious gases and storing them in the ground came under fire this week.
Promotion of Access to Information (Paia) application unlocks Richards Bay riddle.
Mining Minister Susan Shabangu said on Wednesday the government would act if necessary to ensure sufficient coal supplies for power generation.
South Africa's coal exports rose to 63,43-million tons in 2010 from 61,14-million tons the previous year, the Richards Bay Coal Terminal said.
We question. the coal-mining company due to start work near heritage site, the Mapungubwe National Park in Limpopo.
South Africa has more coal than it can ever burn, right? If you think this, as many of us do, think again.
Transnet said on Tuesday that 55 wagons of export coal derailed on Monday night, blocking the country's coal lines.
Sasol plans to invest $10-billion by 2015 to develop coal liquefaction plants in Indonesia, it was reported on Friday.
Unable to hammer out a plan to fight global warming, Europe has ruined its ambition to lead the world at upcoming climate talks.
Thirty-five wagons have derailed along the main line to Richards Bay Coal Terminal, Transnet Freight Rail said on Monday.
New clean coal-fired capacity in the Eastern Cape is to be doubled, the Independent Power Southern Africa (Ipsa) group said on Tuesday.
Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) on Tuesday announced that it has entered into a joint-venture and farm-swap agreement with resources giant Rio Tinto.