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Jacobs to support life extension of South Africa’s nuclear plant

Jacobs will carry out essential engineering modifications as part of a $1.2 billion programme to extend the operating life of the Koeberg Nuclear Power Plant in South Africa.

South Africa’s 4,764MW Medupi coal plant completed

South Africa's state-owned utility Eskom has announced that Unit 1, the last of six generation units of the Medupi Power Station Project, has attained commercial operation status.

Singapore relies on fossil fuels more than any other country – study

A study by energy tariff comparison platform, Utility Bidder, has revealed which countries rely the most on fossil fuels and Singapore has come out on top.

South Africa denies Karpowership environmental authorisation

South Africa has refused Karpowership SA's application for environmental authorisation to develop gas to power via powerships at three ports in the country.

South African president’s self-generation announcement ‘bold but necessary’

President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that the cap on self-generation without a licence will be raised to 100MW is a bold, but necessary move.

Gas: South Africa’s bridge to a low carbon future?

South Africa is in dire need of secure energy access, coupled with a clear pathway to decarbonisation.

South Africa’s energy minister confirmed for Enlit Africa

Gwede Mantashe, South Africa's Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, and Professor Malegapuru Makgoba, Chairman of the Board of Eskom, will be speaking at Enlit Africa.
clean hydrogen market

ENGIE Impact studies feasibility of South African hydrogen valley

The South African government is collaborating with energy sector companies to complete a feasibility study for the establishment of a hydrogen valley in South Africa.
solar energy

South Africa announces 2000MW emergency power plan

Gwede Mantashe, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, has announced the winning emergency power bidders and opened bid window 5 of the REIPPP programme.
wind power

Africa has more than 59,000GW wind potential says GWEC report

Africa's technical wind resource potential is enough to power the continent's energy demand 250 times over, says GWEC report.