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Mining and Energy

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Mineral Resources and Energy.

Solar Water Heaters Under the Spotlight

Department of Energy

A revised contracting model for solar water heaters (SWH) is to be introduced soon.

The energy minister, Ben Martins, announced this in a statement released by the energy department on various infrastructure projects in the electricity, gas, petroleum and nuclear sectors.

Electricity Grids Under the Spotlight

Department of Energy

Renewable energy independent power producers (IPP) have called for the upgrading of existing electricity grid infrastructure.

The call was made during a recent breakfast engagement with IPPs in Pretoria.

New Levy for Electricity Generators

Department of Energy

Licensed generators of electricity must now pay the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) 0.6709c/kWh.

The new levy was published in Government Gazette 37490.