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Nuke procurement: Cabinet authorises request for proposals
Nuke procurement: Cabinet authorises request for proposals
The Department of Energy (DoE) officially confirmed on Saturday that Cabinet has authorised the department to issue a request for proposal (RFP)...
DoE claims nuke procurement details classified
DoE claims nuke procurement details classified
The...
Did 34% of households have access to electricity in 1994?
Did 34% of households have access to electricity in 1994?
As the lights flicker on and off in South Africa, government has come under increasing pressure to resolve and account for the "electricity...
SA sends 50 trainees to China for nuclear skills development
SA sends 50 trainees to China for nuclear skills development
South Africa has sent 50 trainees to China for training in nuclear power plant operations in preparation for the imminent procurement of the...
Solar heats up as Eskom steps in
Solar heats up as Eskom steps in
The burgeoning solar geyser sector came within a few days of collapsing. Thousand of jobs hung in the balance because the rebate programme driving...
Eskom hands over the reins of solar power geyser initiative
Eskom hands over the reins of solar power geyser initiative
It is Eskom’s job to produce energy, not to save it. But as its power station maintenance comes into focus the utility says breathing room of...
Eskom: No blackouts expected over weekend
Eskom: No blackouts expected over weekend
The power grid was stable on Saturday and no rolling blackouts were expected over the weekend, Eskom said.
Nuke deal: Russians push charm button
Nuke deal: Russians push charm button
In the days immediately after what turned out to be a disastrous (and subsequently repudiated) statement from Vienna that Russia will be building...
Inland transport levy abolished
Inland transport levy abolished
An inland fuel transport levy which costs motorists an extra three cents per litre will be abolished from next month, the energy department said on...
New petrol price margins to favour retailers
New petrol price margins to favour retailers
South Africa will cut the proportion of fuel prices paid to wholesalers while boosting the margin allocated to petrol retailers to reward companies...
SA on its way to greener economy
SA on its way to greener economy
Minister Dipuo Peters told the Cabinet in May that South Africa now ranks as the "ninth most attractive investment destination for the green...
Minister ignores opposition calls to keep coal power plants
Minister ignores opposition calls to keep coal power plants
Developing nuclear power stations carries "tremendous benefits" for South Africa, Energy Minister Dipuo Peters has said on Tuesday.

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