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South Africa needs an independent operator in the electricity sector, the Free Market Foundation (FMF) said on Tuesday. A single grid owner and operator, South Africa’s current model, resulted in a lack of competition, FMF director Eustace Davie told reporters

Independent power producers could provide more than 60GW of conventionally produced electricity, according to the department of energy. This is nearly twice the total capacity now produced by Eskom – and it could be brought to market for far less than what

SA’s electricity shortage was stifling economic growth, the head of the Independent Power Producers’ Association said on Tuesday. “You cannot grow your economy without new electricity,” the association’s MD, Doug Kuni, said at a Free Market Foundation media briefing in Johannesburg. Blackouts in 2007 and 2008