http://www.engineeringnews.co.za
  SEARCH
Login
R/€ = 14.11Change: 0.06
R/$ = 10.50Change: 0.03
Au 1296.28 $/ozChange: 5.53
Pt 1471.50 $/ozChange: 2.00
 
 
Note: Search is limited to the most recent 250 articles. Set date range to access earlier articles.
Where? With... When?








Start
 
End
 
 
And must exclude these words...
Close Main Search
Close Main Login
My Profile News Alerts Newsletters Logout Close Main Profile
 
Agriculture   Automotive   Chemicals   Competition Policy   Construction   Defence   Economy   Electricity   Energy   Environment   ICT   Metals   Mining   Science and Technology   Services   Trade   Transport & Logistics   Water  
What's On Press Office Suppliers Directory Research Jobs Announcements Contact Us
 
 
 
Topic - Ompi Aphane
Back
Jun 24, 2014
As South Africa looks to shale gas and nuclear, as well as expanded coal projects, as potential sources of energy for its constrained national grid, Energy Intensive User Group (EIUG) vice chairperson and Sasol GM for supply chain: strategic sourcing Piet van Staden...
Jun 02, 2014
The South African government’s draft Gas Utilisation Master Plan (Gump) could be released for public comment in June, should the document receive sign-off during one of the early meetings of the new Cabinet, which was named by President Jacob Zuma on May 25. The...
May 30, 2014
DOE deputy director-general Ompi Aphane
Progress on the various electricity generation procurement programmes being overseen by South Africa’s Department of Energy (DoE) is now contingent on the new Cabinet approving further guarantees for Eskom, which remains the single buyer of power generated by...
Mar 20, 2014
Nelisiwe Magubane
Department of Energy (DoE) director-general Nelisiwe Magubane will vacate her post at the end of March, eight months ahead of her official November 30 contract expiry date, owing to health reasons. In a surprise statement released on March 20, Minister Dikobe Ben...
May 24, 2013
South Africa’s rolling renewable-energy procurement programme has gained further momentum with another 19 projects reaching financial close on May 9 and with the tender documentation for the third bid window having also been released into the market. The second...
May 09, 2013
A high-level Department of Energy (DoE) official has reported that the long-delayed open-cycle gas turbine (OCGT), or peaker plants, will reach financial closure during May. Speaking on the sidelines of a function hosted to facilitate the financial closure of 19...
May 09, 2013
South Africa’s rolling renewable-energy procurement programme has gained further momentum with another 19 projects reaching financial close on May 9 and with the tender documentation for the third bid window having also been released into the market. The second...
Apr 30, 2013
Semiconductor materials manufacturer Soitec announced on Tuesday that it had concluded a R1-billion bond issuance and that the proceeds would be used to help finance the construction of a 44 MW concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar plant in Touwsrivier, South...
Nov 09, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
Jun 01, 2012
Nov 30, 2011
 
 
 
Nov 29, 2011
South African construction major Group Five has confirmed that it has participated in the submission of three wind and three solar photovoltaic (PV) tenders, representing projects involving capital expenditure of R4-billion and a combined capacity of 250 MW, during...
Nov 25, 2011
Anxiety levels among potential renewable-energy investors have ebbed somewhat in recent months. These surged during the first half of the year when government indicated, clumsily, that it would abandon the much-vaunted renewable- energy feed-in tariffs, or Refits, in...
Nov 25, 2011
Anxiety levels among potential renewable-energy investors have ebbed somewhat in recent months.
Oct 07, 2011
It has finally come to pass – there is a new dawn and the lay of the renewable-energy landscape has drastically changed. Independent power producers (IPPs) are over the shock of the complete abandonment of the renewable-energy feed-in-tariff (Refit) policy in...
Sep 02, 2011
The South African Wind Energy Association (Sawea), which initially voiced strong objections to the abandonment of renewable energy feed-in tariffs (Refit) in favour of what had since been dubbed 'Rebid', acknowledged that substantive progress had been made in the...
Aug 31, 2011
The Department of Energy (DoE) reports that 270 bidder applications have already been received for tender documentation related to the renewable energy independent power producer (IPP) programme, under which South Africa will seek to procure the first 3 725 MW of...
Aug 23, 2011
Aug 19, 2011
Energy Minister Dipuo Peters wants copper theft to be classified as economic sabotage.
Aug 19, 2011
Potential independent power producer (IPP) developers for South Africa’s first 3 725 MW of renewable energy capacity are working to finalise their bids after the Department of Energy (DoE) released the long awaited request for qualification and proposals...
Aug 04, 2011
Potential independent power producer (IPP) bidders for South Africa’s first 3 725 MW of renewable energy capacity are poring over the request for qualification and proposals documentation, which was released at 18:00 on August 3, 2011. The Department of Energy...
 
 
 
 
Aug 03, 2011
The South African government’s renewable energy independent power producer (IPP) tender process got off to a rocky start on Wednesday, when bidders were initially unable to access the bid documentation, owing to an information technology glitch. But the Department...
Jul 27, 2011
Investors and stakeholders needed urgent clarification on the policy mechanism that South Africa would use to support renewable energy, with investment worth R100-billion needed over the next five years, a Renewable Energy Africa conference heard on Wednesday....
Jul 22, 2011
The long-awaited procurement process for South Africa’s first renewable energy projects should begin next week, Department of Energy (DoE) deputy director-general Ompi Aphane confirmed with Engineering News Online on Friday. Aphane reported that a response had...
Mar 18, 2011
South Africa’s Department of Energy plans to introduce legislation for the establishment of an Independent System and Market Operator (ISMO) in the electricity environment during the upcoming Parliamentary cycle and anticipates that the Act will be promulgated by...
Mar 08, 2011
South Africa’s Department of Energy plans to introduce legislation for the establishment of an Independent System and Market Operator (ISMO) in the electricity environment during the upcoming Parliamentary cycle and anticipates that the Act will be promulgated by...
Oct 15, 2010
State-owned power utility Eskom believes proximity to existing grid infrastructure should be a key selection criterion for the initial renewable energy projects procured by the Department of Energy (DoE). But system operations and planning division MD Kannan...
Oct 05, 2010
State-owned power utility Eskom believes proximity to existing grid infrastructure should be a key selection criterion for the initial renewable energy projects procured by the Department of Energy (DoE). But system operations and planning division MD Kannan...
Oct 01, 2010
Sep 30, 2010
Government has confirmed that the systems operations and planning division within State-owned electricity utility Eskom will be the designated buyer of power arising from the "first phase" of renewable energy projects that will be selected in the coming months...
Aug 25, 2010
The much-anticipated second Integrated Resource Plan, or IRP2010, originally planned for promulgation in September, is now expected by the end of October or early November, an official from the Department of Energy (DoE) said on Wednesday. DoE deputy...
 
 
 
 
Jun 07, 2010
Jun 07, 2010
Jun 07, 2010
May 14, 2010
Progress on the much-anticipated integrated resource plan, or IRP2, which will provide a power investment and energy-mix road map for the next 20 years, is running behind schedule, Department of Energy (DoE) deputy director-general Ompi Aphane said on Thursday. He...
Apr 20, 2010
South Africa's first large-scale solar-water heater project, whereby 200 000 solar geyser systems will be installed nationwide, will be launched next week, Department of Energy (DoE) acting deputy director-general Ompi Aphane said on Tuesday. Speaking to journalists...
Feb 19, 2010
A process of public engagement on the second version of integrated resource plan, or ‘IRP2', would begin in April, Department of Energy (DoE) acting deputy DG Ompi Aphane told Engineering News Online on Friday. Aphane said that the IRP2 consultation process had...
Nov 13, 2009
The public-private structure set up during the peak of South Africa’s load-shedding crisis of 2008, known as the National Electricity Response Team (Nert), is facing a crisis of its own. It has emerged that key officials from the newly formed Department of Energy...
Apr 03, 2008
Aspirations that the private sector would produce 30% of South Africa's future power took a knock, when it was revealed that the much lauded first independent power producer (IPP) project discussions between the Department of Minerals and Energy (DME) and US...
Feb 13, 2004
Universal access (UA), in regard to the national electrification programme, is what the Department of Minerals and Energy (DME) is aiming to achieve by the year 2010, says chief director of electricity Ompi Aphane.
 
First
Prev
1
Next
Last
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alert Close
Embed Code Close
content
Research Reports Close
Research Reports are a product of the
Research Channel Africa. Reports can be bought individually or you can gain full access to all reports as part of a Research Channel Africa subscription.
Find Out More Buy Report
 
 
Close
Engineering News
Completely Re-Engineered
Experience it now. Click here
*website to launch in a few weeks