May 31, 2012
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From Creamer Media in Johannesburg, this is the Real Economy Report.
CSIR Materials Science and Manufacturing Executive Director Dr Liesbeth Botha
CSIR Competence Area Manager: Light Metals Dr Wille du Preez
Dr Sagren Govender
A request for proposals for small-scaled renewable energy projects, with capacities of below 5 MW, would be released within the coming “few weeks”, South Africa’s Department of Energy has confirmed.
Department of Energy COO Thandeka Zungu
The head of State-owned power utility Eskom has called for urgent “guidance” from Energy Minister Dipuo Peters on the implementation of South Africa’s Integrated Resource Plan for electricity, including the role that Eskom will play in the execution of the plan, which runs from 2010 to 2030.
Eskom CE Brian Dames
The possibility of running later operating hours on Fridays and Saturdays between the Gautrain end-points of Park station, in Johannesburg, and Hatfield station, in Pretoria, has been considered to enable users to enjoy the vibrant nightlife of the two cities, says Gautrain operator Bombela Concession Company executive Errol Braithwaite.
Bombela communications manager Errol Braithwaite
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Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor Polity & Multimedia
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