African Utility Week — World Water Day

African Utility Week Celebrates World Water Day by Looking to Nature for the Answers    Cape Town, South Africa, March 15, 2018 Nature or Water, exploring how we can use nature to... Read more »

African Utility Week — Why Things Are looking Up

Energy Sector: African Utility Week to Focus on Why Things Are Looking Up Cape Town, South Africa, March 02, 2018 —   The energy sector is a clear winner emerging from the... Read more »

A Better Deal for the Small Wheel

Amidst the raging debates, administrative inertia and legal wrangling surrounding the Independent Power Production Procurement Programme and the consequent focus on the marquee players in that melee, it is easy to overlook... Read more »

Industry Associations

The South African Independent Power Producers Association (SAIPPA) , according to its website, forms part of the IPP Platform which is a collective of 12 IPP formations. {Add register of all relevant... Read more »


To appreciate the quandary in which the South African Energy Sector [and with it, South African Industry as a whole] finds itself, we need to be clear on certain fundamental truths :... Read more »

NUMSA Press Statement 13 March 2018

Full text of the Press Statement released on 13 March by NUMSA. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) together with Transform RSA have obtained an urgent interdict at the... Read more »
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African Utility Week — The Nuclear Option

African Utility Week Nuclear Expert Says Nuclear Build’s Contribution to South Africa’s GDP Will be “Staggering” Cape Town, South Africa, March 10, 2018 —   “Nuclear energy is certainly not any more... Read more »

New Dawn for IPP in SA ?

Minister Jeff Radebe on Thursday ended the impasse for South Africa’s Independent Power Producer (IPP) programmes after more than two frustrating years, announcing that project agreements for 27 stalled renewable-energy projects would... Read more »

Government Links

The SA Department of Energy links the following websites for the IPP Procurement Programme : IPP Projects – Primary landing site from DoE link. The Projects site lists the following resources, by... Read more »