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Renewable energy sector to assist declining coal and gold regions

South Africa’s renewable energy sector is preparing a roadmap to speed up and assist mobilisation in regions where gold and coal mining are on the decline.
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Renewable energy IPP contracts with Eskom secured in key judgement

Law firm Webber Wentzel helped achieve a significant victory for the Independent Power Producers when Judge Meyer of the Pretoria High Court on 26 March 2019, dismissed a declarator and interdict application brought by the Coal Transporters Forum.

NUM to protest against Eskom’s “dirty deeds”

The National Union of Mineworkers is gearing itself up for an inter-sectorial march against IPPs, retrenchments and the privatisation of Eskom.
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National Union of Mineworkers to fight implementation of IPPs

The National Union of Mineworkers welcomes and appreciates the ruling made by the Pretoria high court to stop the signing of 27 IPPs power purchase agreements by the Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe. A National...

Coal IPPs to gain momentum in fulfilling energy needs in southern Africa

With the Southern African power pool facing a net power deficit, Venmyn Deloitte says coal-fired energy will continue to remain relevant, in turn encouraging the advancement of coal IPPs (independent power producers). A shift from...

Sibanye Gold invests in Waterberg coal project to secure IPP power

Sibanye Gold has made significant progress towards implementing a strategy which reduces its dependence on Eskom for power – having signed an agreement to secure coal from an emerging Waterberg-based coal project. The company on...