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To contain prices competition is essential in electricity markets

 31 Oct 18
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
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…

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.…