FMF NEWSLETTER 31 October 2018

31 October 2018
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FMF NEWSLETTER 31 October 2018    
FEATURE article  

To contain prices competition is essential in electricity markets – EUSTACE DAVIE

A market for electricity has a salutary effect on the behaviour of all the participants in the generation and supply of electricity. Generating plants, transmission grids, distribution grids, wholesalers and retailers, all behave differently when they compete for business with alternative suppliers.

Eskom, as a state-owned monopoly, with centrally controlled oversight and direction, is not the best structure for the supply of electricity, a critical energy source without which no nation can grow and prosper. Much better structures are those that have evolved under competitive circumstances in the EU, US and small forward-looking countries such as New Zealand.

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