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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
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.…

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.…