DPE on issues emanating from State of the Nation Address
13 Feb 2019
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) welcomed the presentation but wanted to know why maintaining its power plants is a problem for Eskom? What is our coal strategy in this country? What is meant when the Minister said that human error is part of Eskom’s problems? What are the implications of ...
Department of Energy audit outcomes: Auditor-General SA briefing
12 Feb 2019
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) asked if there were specific key matters in the audit that AGSA wanted to Committee to take note of. She said the information related to DOE’s qualified audit outcome was not clear. The values shown on page 26 were not clear and it was difficult ...
Convention on Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM) briefing
20 Nov 2018
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) commented that Cabinet had already approved the amendments. She wanted clarity on the location of the physical nuclear infrastructure that required protection.
Committee Report on Draft Integrated Resource Plan 2018
13 Nov 2018
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) made some substantial comments on nuclear energy, coal, gas, renewables, Eskom and hydro from the Grand Inga. She said that there had not been enough time to enable Members to submit their written views to the Committee secretary.
Committee Report on Draft Integrated Resource Plan 2018 public hearings
6 Nov 2018
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) agreed with Ms Faku that the Committee should discuss the report the following week. She said some views raised in the public hearings were nor reflected adequately in the initial report - for example, she did not agree with the views expressed on coal as there were ...
Integrated Resource Plan 2018 (IRP): Roundtable discussions
30 Oct 2018
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) asked if there were plans to decommission the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station. She wanted clarity on the plans for Medupi and Kusile power stations as she was concerned that the decommission of coal plants would increase unemployment in the country. She felt it was better to ...
Integrated Resource Plan 2018 (IRP): public hearings
24 Oct 2018
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) asked for Mr Lamberth’s views on the nuclear build programme; given all the confusion in the public domain. Why did he believe government must speed up its implementation?
Public Enterprises Budget: Committee Report
10 May 2018
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) commented that Parliament must allow the Department to play its role in dealing with corruption. It looked like 7.1 is perfectly fine in its current form and therefore it should be retained. Parliament had already done its work in the fight against corruption.
Minister's update on Energy matters; with Deputy Minister present
8 May 2018
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) welcomed the Minister. In 2014, Cabinet had approved the ratification of the treaty on the Grand Inga Hydropower Colossus project between South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) but that project was dead or dying after the World Bank had decided not to give ...
Minister of Small Business Development on DG’s progress on responses required by Committee
7 Jun 2017
Ms T Mahambehlala (ANC) expressed her desire to see an attitude change at the Department, as this would allow a visible impact to be attained, especially in the area of poverty alleviation. She alluded to allegations of corruption against service providers in Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal, and asked whether the Department ...