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World Bank’s Malpass visits Komati power station after approving JET loan 

By: Donna Slater     7th November 2022 Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan welcomed World Bank president David Malpass to State power utility Eskom’s Komati power station following the bank’s approval of a R9-billion ($497-million) concessional loan to repurpose and repower the coal-fired power station into one which uses... 

Komati turnaround will cost close to R8bn, and the World Bank may foot most of the bill

By: News24Wire      26th October 2022 Repurposing Eskom's coal-fired power station, Komati, would cost around R7.9-billion, project documents from the World Bank show. Eskom has been engaging with the World Bank in providing funding for the re-powering and repurposing of Komati. The power station's first unit was commissioned in... 

Qld unveils ten-year energy plan

By: Esmarie Iannucci     28th September 2022 The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the Queensland government’s new 10-year energy plan, but has warned that more would need to be done to attract large-scale investment. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on Wednesday unveiled the Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan, which is aimed at... 

Mpumalanga considering green economy opportunities

By: Yvonne Silaule     13th July 2022 The Mpumalanga province is considering steps to diversify its economy away from its reliance on coal mining and coal-fired power generation and to promote the green economy, particularly in relation to climate-resilient agriculture, Premier Refilwe Mtshweni-Tsipane said on July 13. During a trade... 

Glencore gets A$20m investment in Qld CCS project  

By: Esmarie Iannucci     13th June 2022 Diversified miner Glencore has announced that its joint venture partners Marubeni Corporation and Electric Power Development Co (J-Power) will each fund A$10-million in Glencore’s CTSCo carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Queensland. The CTSCo project aims to demonstrate CCS technology... 

Windfall tax not on the cards - Minister

By: Esmarie Iannucci     8th June 2022 Federal Energy Minister Chris Bowen has reiterated that there would be no windfall tax against Australian gas companies amid the current energy crunch. The Australian Workers Union (AWU) on Wednesday called on the federal government to put a windfall tax on the table to ‘force multinational gas... 

Sedibelo Platinum to play important part in South Africa’s green hydrogen effort – Frandsen  

By: Martin Creamer     31st May 2022 Sedibelo Platinum Mines, in South Africa’s North West province, will be playing a very important part in South Africa's green hydrogen effort to ensure that it contributes to a greener South Africa, chairperson Arne Frandsen assured Mining Weekly on Tuesday. Frandsen is the managing partner and... 

Billionaire eyes Washington’s last coal plant for green hydrogen

By: Bloomberg     13th May 2022 The clean energy unit of Australia’s Fortescue Metals Group is considering building a green hydrogen facility near Washington State’s last operating coal-fired power station. Fortescue Future Industries entered into a binding exclusivity agreement with an industrial park near TransAlta’s... 

Advanced tech effective solution for inspection projects

By: Anna Moross     25th March 2022 Advanced drone technology has many benefits and can be used in various inspection projects. 

AfDB to set up facility to support South Africa’s just energy transition  

By: Terence Creamer     24th March 2022 African Development Bank (AfDB) president Dr Akinwumi Adesina says the development finance institution is ready to support South Africa’s transition from coal to renewable energy and announced that a just energy transition facility was being created by the bank to support the country’s transition... 

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