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Draft Integrated Resource Plan 2018
Forecasts for Electricity Demand in South Africa (2017-2050) using CSIR Sectoral Regression Model
Power Generation Technology Data
Report on High Level Costing for Collector Stations for Generation
Socio-Economic Impact Assessment System (SEIAS)
The Minister of Energy introduced the draft new Integrated Resource Plan ...
Eskom presented updates on its governance challenges, the status of coal-fired power stations and its key performance targets to the joint Committees of Energy and Public Enterprises. The Minister of Public Enterprises, the Chairperson of the Eskom board, as well as other Board members, were in attendance.
Eskom said much ...
Minister's update on Energy matters; with Deputy Minister present
8 May 2018
The Minister of Energy met the Portfolio Committee on Energy for the first time, noting that it was precisely eight days before he would present his first budget speech for the Department of Energy.
He stated that in addressing energy challenges, the core national interest was the provision of sufficient ...
ESKOM’s revenue application outcome and impact
27 Mar 2018
The subject matter of the meeting dealt with the refusal by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) to grant ESKOM’s application for a tariff hike in the 2018/19 financial year. NERSA had appeared before the Committee two weeks previously, and gave their reasons for the refusal. The Chairperson ...
The National energy Regulator of South Africa briefed the Committee on the reasons for its decisions in relation to Eskom’s Revenue Application for 2018/19. The meeting was attended by the Deputy Minister of Energy.
The Regulator reported that it normally approved prices for a 5 year period and as the ...
Minister of Energy Mahlobo on Department Performance
20 Feb 2018
The Minister of Energy, David Mahlobo, spoke about the performance of the Department for Quarter 2 and 3 (June to December 2017). There have been delays with the finalisation of the renewable energy independent producers contracts for Bid Windows 3.5 and 4. The Minister had signed a Section 34 declaration ...
The Portfolio Committee on Energy and the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs met to receive a presentation from an Inter-Ministerial Task Team (IMTT). The presentation dealt with constitutional challenges relating to electricity reticulation. Concerns were raised early on about the absence of many key members of the ...
The Committee agreed to discuss the possibility of an investigation into state capture by Faith Muthambi, the former Minister of Communications, at the next meeting.
The Minister briefed the Committee on the outcomes of bilateral agreements held with neighbouring countries on matters of digital terrestrial television. The process had taken ...
The Portfolio Committee on Energy continued its consideration of the government’s plans for the energy sector, with the Minister of Energy having to face tough questioning on the sale of the country’s strategic oil stocks and his involvement in PetroSA’s large oil and gas deal with the Russian exploration company, ...
Minister of Energy on government’s plans in energy sector Day 1
21 Nov 2017
The Portfolio Committee on Energy was briefed by the Minister of Energy on the government’s plans relating to key and strategic matters in the energy sector until 2030.
The Minister said that the government’s energy policy was based on the country’s natural endowments and that while adjustments were made, the ...