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Media release: Give Eskom – nothing – and certainly not R67 billion

 17 May 18
National energy regulator Nersa should grant power utility Eskom ‘nothing’ until costs have been prudently and efficiently determined.…

No reason for government to be involved in personal electricity generation

 16 May 18
The draft Rules for Registration of Small-Scale Embedded Generation published by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) state that every form of home electricity generation – including solar photo-voltaic (PV) panels and backup generat…

How government failed to privatise Eskom

13 Dec 17   Nicholas Woode-Smith
Government is preventing the private sector from being a solution to South Africa’s rising poverty and declining economy, despite the protestations of policy-makers and bureaucrats.…

South African taxpayer to foot Eskom’s debt bill

23 Oct 17   Chris Hattingh
Eskom’s latest annual financial statements record irregular expenditure of almost R3bn…

Business Day column: Why is the state ignoring its own power policy?

04 Sep 17   Leon Louw
Exporting coal to Newcastle — that’s what Eskom proposes. The coal-to-Newcastle idiom arose because England’s Newcastle prospered for centuries by exporting coal.…