Pragmatism and common-sense in energy planning

  The Department of Energy released its revised version of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2030, which has been updated to cater for South Africa’s energy needs up to 2050. Preliminary results shared by the Department of Energy (DoE) show that many stakeholders take strong positions in one direction or the other, most of them […]

Efficiency and control remain understated

  Despite increasing electricity costs and all-round talk of energy efficiency, there is still plenty of room for performance improvements according to Schneider Electric’s Anthony Pickering, the vice president for the company’s Industry in Africa and the Caribbean zone. Pickering, who visited South Africa after his recent appointment to this newly established position, which the […]