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Co-created solutions
31st March 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Even though South Africa’s just energy transition has not really started, there is already significant cynicism and even resistance. This is to be expected for several reasons, not least the fact... 

Opinion: The role of electric vehicles in SA’s energy transition
24th March 2023

In this opinion article, South African National Energy Development Institute CEO Dr Titus Mathe writes about the role of electric vehicles in South Africa’s energy transition.  

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South Africa’s musts: fix Eskom, boost renewables, extend grid, restore rail, defeat crime
24th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Turning energy and logistics threats into opportunities is a must for all South Africans during this tough time in the country's history. South Africans must show unyielding determination the... 

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As clear as mud
24th March 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The messages around the future governance of South Africa’s large and seriously underperforming State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) are incredibly mixed. On the one extreme is the message that these... 

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Zealous attention must be given to skills development
17th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The mining industry in particular has been drawing attention to the shortage of skills and the critical need to close the skills gap, which has been exacerbated by yet another emigration wave that... 

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Staying in his lane?
17th March 2023 By: Terence Creamer

By embracing the ‘project manager’ moniker, Electricity Minister Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa has moved to sidestep any immediate conflict with political heavyweight Gwede Mantashe, the country’s... 

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Opinion: We need more than plans to achieve a just energy transition
10th March 2023

In this article, Tutwa Consulting Group Just Energy Transition Programme senior associate engineer Stuart Reneke and economist Danae Govender write that South Africa needs a comprehensive... 

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Opinion: Eskom is proactively dealing with fraud and corruption
10th March 2023

In this article written on March 10, Eskom board chairperson Mpho Makwana insists that the State-owned utility is resolute in pursuing those who have enriched themselves at the expense of our... 

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South Africa must be fixed, irrespective of how hard that will be to achieve
10th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The time has come for influential South Africans to collaborate more intensively than ever to put this country back on to a decent path. Greylisting, talk of people we pay sabotaging us, energy... 

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Right to be paranoid
10th March 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Some of the reactions to the regulations that were belatedly published to give effect to the state of disaster declared to tackle South Africa’s more than decade-old electricity crisis could be... 

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Decarbonisation is essential for the wellbeing of the South African economy
3rd March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Virtually every listed company that reports these days is taking meaningful steps to decarbonise, which is essential. Exports with no carbon emission reduction are going to penalised financially,... 

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No way back
3rd March 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The explosive eNCA interview with André de Ruyter truly rammed home what most people, besides those with their noses in the looting trough, already knew: relying primarily on Eskom Generation to... 

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Opinion: Perfecting the art of water delivery for future generations
27th February 2023

In this article, Rand Water CE Sipho Mosai writes about water shortages and how to improve water delivery for future generations. 

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South Africans must go all out to turn energy headwinds into energy tailwinds
24th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

There was a time when South Africa had so much cheap electricity it didn’t know what to do with it. Currently, there is nothing stopping us from returning that situation except ourselves. As things... 

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Wake-up call
24th February 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The European Union’s (EU’s) decision to proceed with the implementation of a carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) has serious implications for South Africa and Africa. In terms of an agreement... 

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