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On unbundling: Don’t privatise the energy transition

On unbundling: Don’t privatise the energy transition Alternative Information and Development Centre |DailyMaverick| 19 August 2021 There are few entities in South Africa that are as loathed as Eskom – and for good reason. Load shedding is clearly public enemy number one,


Power struggle: The 100MW exemption is likely to be a monumental step towards privatisation — not necessarily for the good

Power struggle: The 100MW exemption is likely to be a monumental step towards privatisation — not necessarily for the good Bruce Baigrie | Daily Maverick | July 5, 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that private embedded generators may produce up


Perils of deregulating energy: Texas blackouts a snapshot of the fraught future of an unbundled Eskom

Perils of deregulating energy: Texas blackouts a snapshot of the fraught future of an unbundled Eskom Jonathan Cannard | DailyMaverick | 26 May, 2021 The so-called developing world – including South Africa – has the advantage of learning from the many


Mail and Guardian, electric cars are not a panacea

Mail and Guardian, electric cars are not a panacea Jeff Rudin | Mail and Guardian | 03 May, 2021 Life would be simple if the only problem with cars was their petrol engines. Alas, although the transition from fossil fuels


A BRIEF HISTORY OF ESKOM – 1923-2015

A BRIEF HISTORY OF ESKOM – 1923-2015 Sandra Van Niekerk | Why Eskom Is In a Mess and What to Do About It This article is a brief excerpt of “A BRIEF HISTORY OF ESKOM – 1923-2015” by Sandra van

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