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Government hubris leaves South Africans in the dark

 12 Dec 18
Industry grinds to a halt. Traffic stands gridlocked. Lights in dangerous areas go out. People sit in the dark. Whereas Christmas should usher in a time of jovial spirit, this December once again brings in load-shedding for South Africans.…

SA’s daft electricity policy: 7 myths debunked, including ‘green power’

 03 Dec 18
The government is currently deciding South Africa’s long-term electricity policy.…

To contain prices competition is essential in electricity markets

31 Oct 18   Eustace Davie
A market for electricity has a salutary effect on the behaviour of all the participants in the generation and supply of electricity.…

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

17 May 18   FMF Media Release
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   Chris Hattingh
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…