Country Energy Reports



Economics, politics, infrastructure and the availability of natural resources are some of the many elements that shape a country’s energy market. Keeping track of a country’s energy price trends, regulatory updates, and carbon reporting requirements is a resource intensive endeavor. Consequently, NUS publishes monthly country-specific energy reports to keep businesses informed of energy market developments at the national level.



South Africa Energy Market Report - February 2017

Electricity: The South African Renewable Energy Council (Sarec) has welcomed the continuation of South Africa’s independent power producer (IPP) programme which is imperative given the need to boost investment...

South Africa Energy Market Report - January 2017

Electricity: The energy space in South Africa is changing rapidly. Internationally it is viewed as the globe’s fastest growing green economy since 2015 and, in the same year, a Bloomberg...

South Africa Energy Market Report - December 2016

Electricity: The first unit of the Kusile power station was connected to the national grid for the first time on the 26th December 2016 adding 800 MW to stabilize the power system...

South Africa Energy Market Report - November 2016

Electricity: South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) and Photovoltaic industry applauded the release of the 2016 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) update and the accompanying public consultation process allowing all South Africans...

South Africa Energy Market Report - October 2016

Electricity: The Minister of Energy Ms. Tina Joematt-Pettersson, successfully announced the bidders for the 1st Coal-based Independent Power Producer Programme in October 2016 - +77% of South Africa’s energy is provided...

South Africa Energy Market Report - September 2016

Electricity: We will have to wait a little longer before pressing ahead with a highly contentious and very costly expansion of the country’s ageing nuclear power fleet. With plenty...