Lower prices are good insofar as inflation is concerned but they suggest that economic troubles lie ahead
The continent’s first Critical Minerals Summit sees global powers lining up to secure mineral supplies for the energy transition
One year on, the Kremlin’s impact appears to be retreating — but, amid uncertainty about the global economy’s growth trajectory, risks to inflation remain
According to the Minerals Council, logistical constraints induced by the railway’s setbacks have cost mining industry R51 billion in exports
The increase will probably add to the South African Reserve Bank’s hawkishness, with analysts expecting another large repo rate hike on Thursday
But analysts say the fossil fuel’s boom will probably be short-lived as the turn to renewable energy picks up
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted some to make an about-turn on coal but their scramble has not sealed the fate of renewables
The Africa Energy Outlook 2022 report charts how the continent can get electricity to everyone by 2030.
Due to the move to net-zero carbon emissions, demand for these minerals is surging
Environmental organisations say that COP26 ended with 90 new coal power projects, worth a total of 88GW, are likely to be cancelled
This year’s UN climate conference will be the first in-person meeting since COP25 in 2019, when developing countries walked away, outraged by the poor outcome
The powerships will be more expensive for consumers than wind and solar energy and isn’t required for reliable electricity generation
Environmental organisations want the government to factor the climate change crisis into the proposed legislation
The just transition that is currently being executed is a balance between energy security and climate change, according to one analyst
The breakdown of the oil-producer alliance could cause already high prices to spike
Fatih Birol, the IEA’s executive director, says wealthy countries have a ‘moral responsibility’ to enable a just transition
As the demand for oil shrinks and prices collapse, Africa’s petro states — the likes of Angola, Nigeria, Egypt and Equatorial Guinea — will be left with massive holes in their budgets
Exploration and beneficiation of minerals will reduce the country’s carbon footprint
New International Energy Agency report says policy changes will play pivotal role in reducing greenhouse emissions by 2050
The miners are in a comfortable position as the world creeps towards a lower-carbon future
Biggest players in the game show signs of recovery but a low-carbon future may threaten fossil fuel
In 2020, 86% of South Africa’s electricity came from coal, compared to the global average of 34%, Global Electricity Review research shows
African hydrocarbons producers would do well to commit to existing venting and flaring regulations — because methane-specific policies are coming
The country is among the G20 countries who have invested in electricity produced from coal, oil and gas at the cost of addressing climate change
Globally, energy workers are being helped to transition into new positions. SA lags behind
There are large off-grid opportunities that countries need to encourage to reach more people at a faster rate
Substantial acceleration in sustainable energy innovation is needed now
An MA and a postgraduate diploma in the field of Energy Leadership will be launched in January 2019
Oil importing costs have outweighed overseas financial aid received by developing countries in Africa, highlighting why Africa needs clean energy.
Iran has condemned what it calls the use of oil as a political tool against producers, referring to Western sanctions over Tehran’s nuclear programme.
Experts are warning that a global economic slowdown and the eurozone debt crisis have curbed government investment in renewable energy.
Energy Minister Dipuo Peters has confirmed that a tender proposal for 9600 MW of nuclear power could be worth at least R1-trillion.