Achieving a just transition needs years of planning – without it, people will suffer
Crispian Olver, the climate commission’s head, has said that fossil fuel jobs will shrink but citizens will benefit from the green market
Infighting among the top brass in Mpumalanga stems from the police’s allegations of money-laundering and illegal mining cover-up
Financing for the JET is increasing, but is being undermined by indebted municipalities in Mpumalanga that are not bankable
South Africa expects more pledges as COP28 gathers steam, but how far have Western countries come in delivering on previous commitments they made?
Burning fossil fuels makes the Earth warmer, causing weather patterns to change. In areas with air pollution, this can make it even harder for people with lung diseases to breathe
Wheeling electricity across the grid offers a solution to South Africa’s power crisis, so why is it not happening in the energy heartland?
Gas has the potential to be a transition fuel as the country moves to cleaner energy sources, says the mineral resources and energy department
An update on the training and community support programmes taking shape at Eskom’s pilot renewable energy plant
Arsonists set trucks alight on the N3 and N4 highways in attacks that have been described as economic sabotage
“The municipality must fix these streets because we cannot live like this”
Gauteng, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal are currently the only provinces that have capacity for new renewable energy to be added to the grid
Coal lobbying has long been an influential force in South Africa’s politics and economy
Mtsweni-Tsipane stresses the importance of getting communities’ buy-in and says that no one must be left behind
Much has been made about the $8.5 billion pledged to support South Africa’s Just Energy Transition
A business coalition in South Africa’s energy heartland proposes a private takeover of Eskom’s assets to keep the lights on. But not everyone agrees with privatising energy production
The route is managed by the Mpumalanga, Eswatini and Mozambique tourism boards, and is considering including Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Lesotho and Botswana
South Africa’s transition to renewable energy is challenged by a shortage of planning, skills development and training, an investigation by Oxpeckers finds
A new report by groundWork shines the spotlight on the closure of Komati power station in Mpumalanga
South Africa is on the path to a just transition. But does it make sense?
Creecy: SA must act on just energy transition or lose out on funding
South Africa’s power capital is being left behind in the race for renewable energy generation.
The government should support independent power producers to come online faster
Investigations have shown that there is excessive ash slurry build-up, which has compromised the integrity of the flue and the chimney
Teachers in Mpumalanga’s Manyeleti circuit in the Bohlabela education district are prohibited from marking matric exams following fraud allegations involving teachers and learners
Those at Hendrina and Komati coal-fired power stations say they don’t know what a just transition is
The M&G visited Hendrina and Komati power stations to find out what people think
With pressure on the government to shift to clean energy, employees worry about their future
Residents living near coal mines in Mpumalanga say they feel left out of the just energy transition
Hard work and passion paid off for Rifumo Mathebula, an environmental educator, filmmaker and photojournalist
Mpumalanga and Eastern Cape provincial leaders are to meet to seek agreement on party positions ahead of the December conference
Mpumalanga, the province ‘where the sun rises’, takes centre stage in SA’s Just Energy Transition Plan