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Municipal Electricity Infrastructure Under the Spotlight

Department of Energy

The energy department is, in conjunction with the Development Bank of Southern Africa, looking at available options to fund the maintenance and refurbishment backlog in municipal electricity infrastructure.

The department’s deputy director-general, Jacob Mbele, revealed this in a speech delivered on behalf of the energy minister at the Association of Municipal Electricity Utilities 26th Technical Convention held in Pretoria.

Mining Charter 2018 Released

Department of Mineral Resources

The Mining Charter 2018 has been released.

In a statement, the mineral resources department described the release of the Charter as the “culmination of seven months of intensive engagements with stakeholders in the industry; that includes mining companies, investors, mining communities, labour, financial institutions, the legal fraternity and, ultimately, the Cabinet”.

Parliament Seeks Comment on the Draft IRP 2018

Portfolio Committee on Energy

The portfolio committee on energy has called for comment on the Draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2018.

The IRP was published for comment at the end of August 2018.

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