Posts tagged as FFF

Addressing SA’s electrical supply challenges

The Fossil Fuel Foundation (FFF) conducted a two-day seminar recently on the problems confronting the electrical supply industry in South Africa as a whole and Eskom’s coal‐fired power stations in particular. I came away with the impression that the problem is indeed very serious with many commentators warning that the problems surrounding Eskom have the […]

The new IRP for electricity, and the future of coal in the electricity generation mix of SA

A keynote presentation by Chris Yelland, managing director and investigative editor at EE Publishers, at the workshop on Air Quality, Emissions and the Low Carbon Economy hosted by the Fossil Fuel Foundation (FFF) in Johannesburg on 30 May 2018. On 16 May 2018, I made a keynote presentation at the annual conference of the National […]

Unconventional gas workshop announced

  The Fossil Fuel Foundation invites energy experts, strategists, funders and those involved in future energy planning are invited to attend the foundation’s upcoming workshop on unconventional gas. Unconventional gas and petroleum resources represent valuable emerging forms of energy in South and Southern Africa. Extensive studies are now underway to establish their nature, distribution, availability and extractability. This […]

What is the future for fossil fuels in South Africa?

  The Fossil Fuel Foundation held its third electricity conference at the Eskom research and innovation centre in Rosherville, near Johannesburg, recently. The theme of this conference was “Fossil fuels in South Africa – what factors will drive future use?” The event opened with a presentation by Tshilidzi Ramuedzisi, the chief director of energy planning […]

Two day workshop: Independent power generation in Southern Africa

  A two day workshop will be hosted by the Fossil Fuel Foundation on 29 and 30 July 2015 at the GlenHove Conferencing, 52 Glenhove Road, Melrose, in Johannesburg. Objectives This two-day workshop event aims to provide a forum for the sharing and delivery of vital information for both currently operating boilers, kilns and furnaces and also for future […]

Coal blending and mixing – is that the answer?

  The Fossil Fuel Foundation will be hosting a one-day conference titled “Coal blending and mixing – is that the answer? Preparing coal for the market place when single seam products are insufficient to meet the need; risks – potentials – compatibility” at the Glen Hove Conferencing centre, 52 Glenhove Road, Melrose Estate, Johannesburg, on […]

Energy professionals present conference outcomes to War Room

  The 2nd Electricity Conference of the Fossil Fuel Foundation (FFF) was held was held on 25 March 2015, and was attended by 60 delegates, mainly from industry and the electricity sector. The conference was entitled: “Electricity, the Economy, War Rooms – is there hope at last?” Presenters at the conference included: Dr. Steve Lennon, […]