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PANEL DISCUSSION: What constitutes a progressive perspective on our energy crisis?

The Progressive Citizenship Initiative will be hosting a panel discussion on ‘What constitutes a progressive perspective on our energy crisis? On the panel, will be Dominic Brown, Economic Justice Coordinator from the Alternative Information and Development Centre and Professor Mark

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BJC Climate Change Webinar and General Meeting

Join the Budget Justice Coalition (BJC) on Thursday, 13 April 2023 at 12PM as they host a webinar on Climate Change and the Financing of the Just Energy Transition Partnership (JET-P) with Andile Zulu, AIDC Energy Democracy Officer as a guest

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POWERLESS OP-ED (PART 2): We can’t just wave goodbye to Eskom – we need to fix it, and it’s possible

By Dominic Brown | Daily Maverick | 08 Feb 2023  Although many South Africans yearn to dump the state-owned power utility, fixing and maintaining Eskom’s power stations to boost energy availability is the quickest way to stabilise supply in the short to medium

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AIDC FORUM | Private sector is the problem not the solution to the electricity crisis: a public pathway is possible!

The electricity crisis is getting worse. Loadshedding is happening more frequently and for longer periods. The situation has become intolerable. A stagnant economy is teetering and another recession beckons. Many workers will lose their jobs as businesses close. Of course,

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These are dark days for South Africa: The power crisis is worsening, but its effects are not equally felt

By Andile Zulu | The Continent | 21 Jan 2023 It is just three weeks into the new year, and South Africans have spent most of it without consistent power, with little sign of improvement on the horizon. Rolling blackouts of up to 10 hours

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#FixEskom Webinar Series

As the country plunges deeper into an energy crisis, the Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) invites you to join us for a series of webinars on loadshedding and South Africa’s energy crisis. The webinars will provide insights into what

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