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With emotional goodbye, Germany shutters last black coal mine
With emotional goodbye, Germany shutters last black coal mine
Germany closed its last black coal mine on Friday, paying an emotional tribute to a 200-year-old industry that once fuelled the country's economic...
SIU wants Eskom-Tegeta R3.7bn coal contract cancelled
SIU wants Eskom-Tegeta R3.7bn coal contract cancelled
The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) will be taking former Gupta-owned Tegeta Mineral Resources and Eskom to court over a R3.7-billion coal...
Gas prospectors to explore three provinces
Gas prospectors to explore three provinces
South Africa is on the cusp of a change in its electricity supply. The country’s new energy plan, the Integrated Resource Plan 2018, announced in...
SA is blowing its carbon budget
SA is blowing its carbon budget
South Africa has a climate change problem. Per person, South Africans emit more than anyone outside of the West. It is the world’s 14th largest...
Greenpeace hits back at unions
Greenpeace hits back at unions
Greenpeace has called on the National Union of Mineworkers and other unions to engage with them on renewable energy strategies, after the union...
Mpumalanga tops world nitrogen dioxide air pollution charts
Mpumalanga tops world nitrogen dioxide air pollution charts
Mpumalanga province has the highest levels of air pollution in the world, topping nitrogen dioxide levels across six continents, according to a new...
R72-million later and Delmas’s sewerage scandal still stinks
R72-million later and Delmas’s sewerage scandal still stinks
Standing on the highest hill in Delmas, you can see the modern story of Mpumalanga playing out in every direction. A mix of dust and haze fades out...
SA energy will still be two-thirds coal in 2030 – Radebe
SA energy will still be two-thirds coal in 2030 – Radebe
Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has told Parliament that the new draft Integrated Resource Plan's (IRP) prominent coal component is in line with the...
Rid South Africa’s electricity plan of coal-fired power
Rid South Africa’s electricity plan of coal-fired power
The inclusion of new coal in the updated draft Integrated Resource Plan for electricity (IRP) will cost South Africa close to R20-billion more than...
Reason lights up new energy plan
Reason lights up new energy plan
In launching South Africa’s new blueprint for energy —the Integrated Resource Plan 2018 —Energy Minister Jeff Radebe did not mention...
Groundwater maps could help South Africa prepare for safer fracking
Groundwater maps could help South Africa prepare for safer fracking
The South African government has made a firm commitment to proceed with unconventional gas exploration using fracking. During...
Inquiry hears of big money and coal missing from Eskom coffers
Inquiry hears of big money and coal missing from Eskom coffers
Eskom has a history of kickbacks, said the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse’s head of energy Ted Blom. On Tuesday at the parliamentary inquiry...

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