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Imagine a world without fuel emissions… now you’re envisioning what Nel Hydrogen is making possible

30th November 2022 Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy.  

Anglo American finds renewable sources for coal ops

By: Esmarie Iannucci     16th November 2022 Mining major Anglo American has struck a deal with Queensland-owned energy generator Stanwell to power its steelmaking coal business solely through the use of renewable energy from 2025 onward, as part of a ten-year power supply deal. In what will be Stanwell’s biggest ever retail deal, the... 

Eskom presents 6 000 MW fleet recovery plan, but describes 75% EAF target as ‘daunting’

By: Terence Creamer     15th November 2022 Electricity utility Eskom has outlined a plan to deliver 6 000 MW of much-needed capacity over the coming two years from its own fleet, primarily by recovering production at six underperforming coal stations and also by completing its much-delayed build programme. However, the utility again... 

Why are you still with Eskom?

15th November 2022 Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) is a viable alternative with a strong history in power generation - just ask 42 countries!  There is no reason to persevere with load shedding while the industry “waits” for renewable energy. Like deer in the headlights, South Africa has kept its focus on Eskom-driven... 

Coal is king, insists Mantashe - as Ramaphosa is feted for green plan in Egypt

By: News24Wire      11th November 2022 As world leaders fete President Cyril Ramaphosa for his green agenda in Egypt, his minister of mineral resources and energy insisted this week that coal will continue to play a critical part in electricity generation in South Africa. Gwede Mantashe believes coal, along with gas, nuclear and... 

Stop playing politics

By: Terence Creamer     11th November 2022 Recent events confirm that, while South Africa’s energy transition is firmly under way, political obstacles persist – ones that are undermining not only ensuring speedy resolution to the country’s long-running electricity crisis but also increasingly placing the economy’s long-term... 

Coal prices no issue to electricity cost - MCA

By: Esmarie Iannucci     9th November 2022 The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has rejected the notion that coal prices were contributing to higher electricity prices in Australia, noting that coal share of electricity generated had reduced as more renewables were introduced. As a result, renewable and gas generation set the price in... 

Argosy making progress in Argentina

By: Esmarie Iannucci     1st November 2022 ASX-listed Argosy Minerals is targeting continuous lithium carbonate production from its Rincon operation, in Argentina, during the next quarter. The company on Tuesday told shareholders that some 98% of the operation development works for the 2 000 t/y operation have been completed, with 86%... 

Shutting of last Komati unit signals start of Eskom’s just energy transition journey 

By: Terence Creamer     31st October 2022 Eskom has announced that the final unit at the Komati power station in Mpumalanga was shut at midday October 31, officially signalling the end of the station’s operating life as a coal-fired generator and the site’s transition to a renewables, storage, manufacturing and training hub – one that... 

Two companies sign up to provide MTN with additional generation capacity

By: Natasha Odendaal     28th October 2022 Telecommunications group MTN South Africa (SA) has partnered with two businesses – 24Solutions and SAMO Engineering – following its crowd-sourcing call for small businesses with additional generation capacity to further bolster MTN’s network resilience, amid continuing loadshedding. In July, MTN... 

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