Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. will cut back plans to repair plants during the South African winter to ensure the country has enough electricity as the colder months approach, Energy Minister Ben Martins said.
A probe into the cause of a leak at Kazakhstan’s largest oilfield depends on inspection of offshore installations that has to wait until ice melts on the Caspian Sea, one of the partners in the project said.
A Guinean government review into ownership of the world’s biggest untapped iron-ore deposit has recommended billionaire Beny Steinmetz’s BSG Resources Ltd. and Brazil’s Vale SA be stripped of the project.
Scottish independence risks undermining investment in low-carbon energy because the smaller nation wouldn’t be able to afford the same level of subsidies as the U.K., the Department of Energy and Climate Change said.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet backed changes to Germany’s clean-energy law to try to slow gains in power prices already the second-highest in the European Union and reduce dependence on fossil fuels.