Minister on Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme
1 Sep 2021
Mr S Kula (ANC) expressed his appreciation of the fact that the Minister had come before the Portfolio Committee, even though there was an ongoing Cabinet meeting. He said the presentation had gone into deeper details to clarify the processes that had unfolded since the beginning until towards the culmination ...
DMRE on risks, threats and challenges in mining and energy sectors
24 Aug 2021
Mr S Kula (ANC) said the Committee needs to lay to rest the issue of the state of reports on mines and that issue cannot be contested. He reiterated that he shared the same sentiments on the state of reports on mines although he is convinced that there is policy ...
Public participation processes relating to Gas Amendment Bill; Update on licensing regime (both Minerals and Energy): DMRE briefing
17 Aug 2021
Mr S Kula (ANC) commented that it is good for the Committee when Mr Mileham agrees with suggestions that were raised by Mr Mahlaule because it means that the Committee is making progress. He agreed with the options listed but had a problem with the suggestion that a specific area ...
Legal Opinions: Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme & Tabling of APPs of Schedule 2 entities (CEF & NECSA)
3 Aug 2021
Mr S Kula (ANC) agreed with the Chairperson’s proposal, and said that the Committee did not require an evidence leader to lead the investigation.
12 May 2021
Mr Kula (ANC) said he agreed with Mr Wolmarans. There must be sufficient grounds for the Committee on why it is referring the matter to SCOPA. In the meeting, Mr Mileham said the Committee had a duty to scrutinize the decisions of DMRE and the Committee members agreed that should ...
CGS, SDT & SADPMR 2021/22 Annual Performance Plans
7 May 2021
Mr S Kula (ANC) raised the issue around the infrastructure in land-use projects, especially the housing. [On slide 33 the CGS reported it was implementing ground stability risk assessments across the Khutsong Area (near Carletonville, Gauteng), in support of resettling ~21 000 households on high risk dolomitic ground with the ...
Composition of Section 194 Committee and proposal for a weighted voting system
5 May 2021
The Chief Whip of the ANC moved for adoption and the motion was seconded by Mr S Kula (ANC).
DMRE, MHSC & CEF 2021/22 Annual Performance Plans
4 May 2021
Mr S Kula (ANC) asked, in relation to the procurement of an additional 11 800 megawatts of power from renewable energy, when this programme will be kickstarted. This programme will seemingly supersede the RMIPPPP’s target of 2 000 megawatts.
Follow-up meeting: Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme; Basic Fuel Price & State of refining capacity in SA
28 Apr 2021
Mr S Kula (ANC) referred to Mr Mileham’s call for an investigation as ‘baseless’ and unfounded.
Preferred Bidders for the Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme; Karpowership contract; with Minister
20 Apr 2021
Mr S Kula (ANC) said that he did not agree with the notion that when approaches were different, people had to chastise one another. One could not take every little difference to a public hearing. He did not believe that it was dismissive of the concerns raised by organisations. The ...