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Government considers use of nuclear energy

South Africa’s National Energy Regulator (Nersa) has requested that the public comment on government’s new nuclear power proposal. The proposal suggests that government procures 2500 megawatts (MW) of additional nuclear capacity...

Softeners protect equipment and save energy, costs

ALL boilers and cooling towers need a water softener to help to prevent scale on heat transfer surfaces. It’s important to maintain these softeners to avoid equipment or machinery failures, and...

Africa’s energy transition must be African at heart and in practice

Local content policies and localization strategies cannot be forgotten in the pursuit of investment and efficiency. By Verner Ayukegba. AFTER such a long time dealing with the problems of the past, Africans...

Eskom widens its funding search to sukuk market

South Africa’s indebted power utility Eskom Holdings plans to issue a R1 billion sukuk bond as it tries to diversify funding sources to reduce borrowing costs. Eskom has appointed a lead arranger...

PPPs key to unlocking gas potential and energy security

THE South African economy is expected to grow by 0.9% and will hover around 1% over the next three years amid a persistent threat of load shedding. The country remains dependent...


Engen brings drought and fire relief to farmers

Engen, South Africa’s favourite petrol station*, has stepped up to assist drought-stricken farming communities in Sutherland in the Eastern Cape as well as areas in the...