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Renewable Energy Industry Anticipates year of Growth in 2022

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd November 2021 With renewable energy being a strong supplementary aid in addressing South Africa’s energy challenges, the industry expects an extreme upward trend in renewable energy adoption in 2022. Not only can renewable energy get to grid fastest, it offers the lowest levelised cost of energy. The greatest... 

Load-shedding to be suspended tonight as units return to service  

By: News24Wire      19th November 2021 Eskom says load-shedding will be suspended from 21:00 on Friday as seven generation units have returned to service. A unit each at Kendal, Camden and Grootvlei power stations as well as two units each at Majuba and Matimba power stations have returned to service. Overnight, two units at Majuba... 

Eskom officially declares Lethabo tower collapse an act of sabotage  

By: Terence Creamer     19th November 2021 Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter has confirmed that the collapse of a distribution-line tower providing power to the coal conveyor system at the Lethabo power station, in the Free State, was a “deliberate act of sabotage”. The sabotage occurred at about 18:00 on Wednesday November 17 and was implemented... 

Eskom beefs up security after suspicious incidents at Matimba and Lethabo  

By: Terence Creamer     18th November 2021 Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter reports that overt and covert security is being beefed up in and around the utility’s power stations following suspicious incidents at Matimba and Lethabo on November 17 that are suspected of not being “entirely coincidental”. In a briefing on the state of the system,... 

Diesel, load-shedding feature in summer outlook as Eskom’s maintenance recovery takes longer than expected

By: Terence Creamer     5th November 2021 State-owned electricity utility Eskom says its reliability maintenance recovery (RMR) interventions have not yet succeeded in stabilising the performance of its unpredictable coal fleet and that more than year of ongoing maintenance is needed to address the poor performance of its generation... 

Credible plan?

By: Terence Creamer     5th November 2021 There is much scepticism about the ability of Eskom to deploy the grid capacity needed to unlock the 30 GW of new, mostly renewable, generation capacity that has to be introduced into the network over the coming ten years so as to ensure security of supply as some coal plants are decommissioned.... 

Renewables developer warns of a grid-induced crisis akin to South Africa’s 2008 generation crisis  

By: Terence Creamer     27th October 2021 Growing constraints on South Africa’s power grid could precipitate a crisis similar to the one experienced in 2008, when it became apparent that the country had run short of generation capacity, the head of a leading domestic renewable-energy company warned on Wednesday. African Clean Energy... 

Eskom’s R178bn grid plan points to ‘scary’ step change in expansionary capex 

By: Terence Creamer     26th October 2021 State-owned electricity utility Eskom has outlined a R178-billion grid investment plan for the coming ten years, which is premised on a dramatic acceleration of expansionary capital expenditure. The Transmission Development Plan (TDP) for the period 2022 to 2031 is largely geared towards... 

Diesel and load-shedding feature in summer outlook as Eskom's maintenance recovery takes longer than envisaged  

By: Terence Creamer     25th October 2021 State-owned electricity utility Eskom says its reliability maintenance recovery (RMR) interventions have not yet succeeded in stabilising the performance of its unpredictable coal fleet and that more than year of ongoing maintenance is needed to address the poor performance of its generation... 

South32 keeps its pace

By: Esmarie Iannucci     21st October 2021 Diversified miner South32 has maintained its production guidance for its 2022 financial year, following a strong first quarter. The miner on Thursday reported a 10% decline in alumina production, compared with the fourth quarter of the 2021 financial year, reaching 1.2-million tonnes, while... 

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