Gwede Mantashe backs coal and nuclear in SA’s energy mix
The mineral resources and energy minister says various technologies must be promoted to restore energy supply security, arguing that nothing must be left out to counter SA's ‘biggest threat’
SA’s coal industry has a lifeline now that the government’s energy portfolio is under Gwede Mantashe, the mineral resources and energy minister.
In his new cabinet, President Cyril Ramaphosa recombined energy and mineral resources and Mantashe sees a longer role for coal in SA’s energy mix as the country grapples with energy shortages and soaring electricity costs...
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