The Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Project seek a just transition to renewable energy and a low-carbon economy. The SECCP works to promote local and global environmental and social justice on sustainable energy and climate change issues, by changing policies and behaviour through building the awareness and capacity of civil society and government, to achieve an equitable future with respect for all. The SECCP is a campaign within Earthlife Africa Jhb.

June 26, 2009

Press Release: NERSA’s Ruling on Eskom Price Hike; Taxes for the Poor, Handouts for the Rich

Earthlife Africa Jhb 25/06/09 At twelve o’clock today in Pretoria, NERSA presented its ruling on Eskom’s application for a nominal 34% tariff increase to cover rising […]
June 2, 2009

Earthlife Africa Jhb’s Submission on Eskom Price Hikes 2009

On the 15th of May 2009, NERSA published Eskom’s application for a 34% tariff increase. Below is a summary of Earthlife Africa Jhb’s submission on Eskom’s […]
April 21, 2009

Submission on Eskom Passing Through Costs

NERSA sent out a call for submission regarding its regulatory rules for “passing through costs” in regards to independent power producers. Essentially, Eskom is seeking permission […]
February 25, 2009

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY NEWS on EMAIL (SENSE) No: 54, Feb. 2009

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY NEWS on EMAIL (SENSE) Number 54: Feb. 2009 ——————————————————————————————————- Welcome! SENSE is a service of the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Project (SECCP) of […]
January 14, 2009

NERSA’s Flawed Feed-In Tariff Proposal?

NERSA sent out its proposal for a feed-in tariff (REFIT) on the 15th of Dec. 2008 and placed a deadline for comment by the 15th of […]
December 4, 2008

Sustainable Energy Briefing 17: Renewable Energy Costs

With Eskom negotiating with the World Bank for a US$5 billion dollar loan to finance a part of its planned R1 trillion expansion plan, there is […]
December 2, 2008

SUSTAINABLE ENERGY NEWS on EMAIL (SENSE) Number 53: Nov. 2008

Welcome! SENSE is a service of the Energy Policy Unit of the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Project (SECCP) of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA Jhb). SENSE […]
November 4, 2008

Press Release: March for Free Basic and Clean Electricity

On Thursday the 30th of October 2008, Earthlife Africa Jhb and the Anti-Privatisation Forum will be marching on the Department of Minerals & Energy, Eskom, and the City of Johannesburg. Communities across Gauteng are protesting to demand a decent, meaningful Free Basic Allocation of electricity and for increased generation of electricity from renewable resources. On Thursday the 30th of October 2008, Earthlife Africa Jhb and the Anti-Privatisation Forum will be marching on the Department of Minerals & Energy, Eskom, and the City of Johannesburg. Communities across Gauteng are protesting to demand a decent, meaningful Free Basic Allocation of electricity and for increased generation of electricity from renewable resources. [...}
October 30, 2008

Press Release: Disappointment in Manuel’s Delay of 2c/kWh Levy on Fossil Fuel Power Generation

Press Release: Disappointment in Manuel’s Delay of 2c/kWh Levy on Fossil Fuel Power Generation Earthlife Africa Jhb 22nd of October 2008 Earthlife Africa Jhb is disappointed […]