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No additional nuclear in SA's electricity plan, government punts renewable energy

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No additional nuclear in SA's electricity plan, government punts renewable energy Aug 27 2018 10:08 Government has thrown its weight behind renewable energy in the new integrated resources plan (IRP). Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe on Monday gazetted the long-awaited IRP. Radebe had met with the...

Study initiated to assess conversion of Kelvin power station from coal to gas

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A $1.3-million feasibility study has been initiated into the prospect of converting the coal-fired Kelvin power station, east of Johannesburg, into a 450 MW to 600 MW gas-fired power station. The study will also assess the potential for developing the Kelvin site into a gas distribution hub for...

Inside Oil and Gas

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While Africa accounted for only nine percent of world oil output and less than six percent of gas production in 2016 - a relatively small proportion of global hydrocarbons production - international oil and gas companies are investing exuberantly on huge projects on the continent in anticipation of...