Investors are increasingly reluctant to lend to coal companies as power plants switch to more environmentally friendly fuel.
Government's decisions about energy needs are potentially leading SA down a path of excess.
Despite reassurances by the government, several important targets are unlikely to be met.
UK firms are paying a heavy price for shunning renewables. They have only themselves to blame.
The department of energy is pushing ahead with procuring renewable energy projects with a value totalling about R70-billion.
Reducing the energy bill helps lower your contribution to climate change.
Energy Minister Dipuo Peters is sticking to her guns on electricity policy.
Ecofriendly products and methods are now regarded as essential, not mere indulgences.
The new carbon tax will drive the growing renewable energy sector and change South Africa's energy mix.
South Africa's energy mix is due to be shaken up as the capacity allocated to independent power producers has now nearly doubled.
Rwanda plans to almost double its electricity generating capacity under a multimillion-euro peat power plant deal it signed with a Turkish company.
Economic growth, social equity, and a healthier environment are dependent on access to sustainable, clean and affordable energy.
Gas-fired power stations have many advantages and there is an abundance of domestic supply, writes Lynley Donnelly.
South Africa's energy policy should not only consider those with money and status, writes Jocelyn Newmarch.
Cabinet approved on Thursday the policy-adjusted integrated resource plan for electricity 2010 (IRP2010) for promulgation by the energy department.
In the face of falling oil supplies and rising prices PertoSA's planned oil refinery will run into trouble.
A lawyer says Eskom and the Department of Energy will not let go of its hold on electricity production, even if consumers suffer.
Mini hydro plants could be the answer to a lack of power in rural Africa, industry officials say.