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Energy department survived its worst year yet, says Radebe

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe said the lack of stability in the office of the minister, director general and deputy director general was felt in the financial health of the department as well as its state of governance.

Govt’s plan for coal power plants comes under fire

The inclusion of new coal-fired power stations in the government’s future electricity mix came under fire from the public on Tuesday.

Ramaphosa: I have nothing to do with any Independent Power Producers

President Cyril Ramaphosa says that he is not benefiting his brother-in-law Patrice Motsepe or any other person with business interests in Independent Power Producers.

Radebe: Eskom is not closing its own coal plants for IPPs

Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe has told Parliament Eskom is not closing its own coal plants early to meet Independent Power Producers' offtake requirements.

Fight or flight as Eskom 'squashes' renewable IPP programme

The nascent private power industry and its substantial financial backers are reeling from Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi’s recent apparent hit-and-run attack on them.

Kubayi: Eskom concerns about IPP can't be ignored

The energy minister says her department is balancing between signing agreements with independent power producers and addressing Eskom’s affordability concerns.