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Funding delays hinder Just Energy Transition implementation

19th January 2024 South Africa has comprehensive policy tools to respond to climate change adaptation and mitigation needs, but timely access to funding remains a major impediment to implementing the country’s Just Energy Transition Implementation Plan (JET-IP), according to Parliament’s National Assembly... 

Reliable electricity must be prioritised over transition

19th January 2024 The sheer urgency of addressing energy insecurity in Africa demands that a reliable grid is prioritised first and other energy concerns, such as transitioning to renewable-energy sources, second, says energy advocacy group African Energy Chamber executive chairperson NJ Ayuk. Ayuk critiques... 

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DOUBLE STANDARDS Western leaders often pressure African countries to transition to renewable energy without considering the realities of these countries

Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill essential to resolving energy crisis

19th January 2024 The Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill will accelerate South Africa’s shift towards a decentralised, modern, and low-carbon energy system, says industry association Energy Council of South Africa CEO James Mackay. This shift will enable vital reforms that will help end loadshedding as well as... 

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JAMES MACKAY The Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill will enable significantly increased levels of investment, job creation and economic growth

Manufacturer poised to support Transmission Development Plan

19th January 2024 Electromechanical equipment manufacturer ACTOM High Voltage Equipment, a division of the ACTOM Group, is preparing to participate in State-owned electricity utility Eskom’s Transmission Development Plan (TDP). South Africa's electricity landscape is undergoing a significant transformation, driven... 

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CASBAH ZWANE ACTOM High Voltage has started looking at expanding the manufacturing capacity of its local factories by about 40%

Hydrogen implementation remains limited

By: Nadine Ramdass     19th January 2024 Following global trends, discussions in South Africa on hydrogen, its production and use have gained momentum, although actual implementation remains limited, says power technology provider Cummins Africa and Middle East hydrogen and fuel cell business director Alan Zhao. Aligned with other... 

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ALAN ZHAO A nuanced approach to hydrogen production is needed in the low-carbon energy transition

Loadshedding could increase in 2024

By: Nadine Ramdass     19th January 2024 Loadshedding is expected to continue in 2024, possibly at even higher levels than those of 2023, says tertiary institute Stellenbosch University’s Centre for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Studies (CRSES) chief engineer Monique le Roux. State-owned power utility Eskom struggled to improve its... 

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MONIQUE LE ROUX Substantial investment is necessary to upgrade the transmission grid to accommodate large amounts of renewable power

S Africa must apply lessons from auto industry to green hydrogen sector – Patel

By: Tracy Hancock     20th January 2023 Lessons from South Africa’s extensive experience in the automotive industry need to be applied as the country focuses on building a green hydrogen sector, which could potentially produce six-million to 13-million tons of green hydrogen and derivatives a year by 2050. “South Africa has some... 

CLEAN POWER PUSH
The allocation of new renewable electricity capacity to support South Africa’s green hydrogen production goals will need to be included in the updated Integrated Resource Plan or as part of an associated energy plan for green hydrogen
CLEAN POWER PUSH The allocation of new renewable electricity capacity to support South Africa’s green hydrogen production goals will need to be included in the updated Integrated Resource Plan or as part of an associated energy plan for green hydrogen

100 MW-plus projects registration expected by Q3

By: Tracy Hancock     20th January 2023 The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) expects private-sector projects exceeding the 100 MW threshold to be reflected on the National Energy Regulator of South Africa’s (Nersa’s) database from the second or third quarters of this year to further increase new generation... 

BETTING ON SOLAR
There remains untapped potential for much wider deployment of solar photovoltaic in South Africa, but its contribution to the local electricity mix is growing at a rapid rate
BETTING ON SOLAR There remains untapped potential for much wider deployment of solar photovoltaic in South Africa, but its contribution to the local electricity mix is growing at a rapid rate

Challenging transition lies ahead

By: Tracy Hancock     20th January 2023 South Africa’s just energy transition (JET) to a low-carbon economy will not transpire overnight and will remain a challenge throughout the 2023 financial year, professional services firm EY strategy consulting arm EY-Parthenon Africa leader Paul O’Flaherty tells Engineering News. “As with many... 

TRICKY TRANSITION
While much work lies ahead, there is also tremendous opportunity to build a new energy sector through South Africa’s just energy transition with the promise of new technology, new skills and much-needed jobs
TRICKY TRANSITION While much work lies ahead, there is also tremendous opportunity to build a new energy sector through South Africa’s just energy transition with the promise of new technology, new skills and much-needed jobs
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