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UK weighs $1bn guarantee for South Africa’s shift from coal

31 May 2022 /  Antony Sguazzin, Yinka Ibukun and Jessica Shankleman, Bloomberg
This would alleviate pressure on SA to stand behind the debt Eskom may need to fund its shift to renewable energy.

A giant coal fleet is the quickest way to get climate funds

4 Feb 2022 /  Kate Mackenzie, Bloomberg 
Many Sub-Saharan African countries lack robust energy systems and face barriers to finance them.

Eskom CEO sees end to crisis in shift from coal

1 Dec 2021 /  Alexander Winning, Reuters
Towards natural gas and renewables.

Coal surges to record as global scramble for energy accelerates

2 Oct 2021 /  Dan Murtaugh, Bloomberg
China is ramping up its coal imports as it faces a power crunch.

South Africa needs R178bn to help transition from coal, study says

28 Oct 2020 /  Antony Sguazzin, Bloomberg 
The country is almost entirely dependent on coal for electricity.

Transnet and Resgen sign R10bn coal transportation deal

22 Nov 2019 /  Tebogo Tshwane
Ledjadja Coal will move 3.6m tons a year from the Waterberg to Richards Bay.

Coal will be around for a long time yet

26 Jul 2019 /  Ciaran Ryan
At least 100 years, provided mines clean up their act.

Coal’s demise quickens in Europe as market shift idles plants

22 Jul 2019 /  Jeremy Hodges, Mathew Carr and William Wilkes, Bloomberg
The shift in Europe is part of a global trend.

Coal and nuclear back on the energy grid

15 Jul 2019 /  Ciaran Ryan
Gwede Mantashe stamps his mark on the energy portfolio.

SA coal mines pollute water supply, group says

3 Jul 2019 /  Paul Burkhardt, Bloomberg
Mining companies, including Glencore and Anglo American, have been named for violating water licenses.

Exxaro says Eskom woes to hit coal production

26 Jun 2019 /  Nqobile Dludla, Reuters
The supply-demand tandem is likely to keep prices for coal used in power plants under pressure in coming months.

Australia seals coal commitment as controversial mine approved

13 Jun 2019 /  James Thornhill, Bloomberg
Lobby groups say the decision to approve the mine is at odds with the advice of climate scientists.

BHP sees coal’s era ending in shift to the battery age

22 May 2019 /  David Stringer, Bloomberg
Miner won't add production as it prioritises growth in commodities tied to the shift to renewable energy.

The world’s last coal plant will soon be built

15 May 2019 /  David Fickling, Bloomberg Opinion
The tide is turning for coal.

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