Analysts approve of the choice of finance and public enterprise ministers, but worry about energy and water
It’s been a long time coming but, finally, the new blueprint switches off nuclear in favour of a mixed power grid
It’s five years late, but we now have a blueprint for energy. It calls for a mix, with wind and gas challenging coal for dominance
Die-hard Rihanna fans sang along to every song, but the singer’s lack of energy and costume changes disappointed many concertgoers.
South Africa’s energy mix is due to be shaken up as the capacity allocated to independent power producers has now nearly doubled.
Will rivers cope with the demands made on them for energy supplies? Ilham Rawoot reports.
Petrochemical giant Sasol’s announcement that it plans to transfer 10% of its issued share capital, worth close on R18-billion, into black hands has inspired mixed messages from trade unions. The Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers’ Union on Tuesday "cautiously welcomed" the news.
World oil prices fell in New York on Friday but held firm in London, as a report on crude stockpiles in the United States suggested weakening demand in the world’s biggest energy consumer. New York’s main contract, light sweet crude for delivery in November, shed 42 cents to ,66 per barrel in electronic trading.
”Singapore has a reputation as a sterile, high-rise dystopia where even chewing bubblegum is outlawed and shopping is king. Now the government is expending huge quantities of energy and money creating an arts scene out of what many see as a cultural wasteland.” When Nadine Hutton was invited to photograph Singapore’s art scene, she found a city thriving on a culture of public relations.
Turning around Eskom is an operational job and I suspect that policy statements on the future energy mix will only get the prospective CEO into a deep layer of trouble.