Author: Lynley Donnelly

The unexpected delay in processing the Independent Systems and Market Operator Bill in parliament sends the wrong signals to investors, creates uncertainty in the market and hinders those trying to enter the electricity market, according to independent power producers. The bill is

The country’s electricity reserve margin slid to a perilously low 63MW, or 0,2%, early last week, heightening concerns that South Africa is a hair’s breadth from experiencing rolling power cuts. Despite the heightened risk, Eskom has several options to manage the very tight power system, said its spokesman, Hilary Joffe

The high cost of broadband Internet access, low Internet penetration and slow Internet connectivity is holding South Africa back, according to Stanlib chief economist Kevin Lings. In a research note released this week, Lings says several global studies have found compelling links