Do engineers have the key to solve South Africa’s energy crisis?

As the power and energy debate in South Africa continues to draw attention from world-wide players and sparks contest between industries seeking solutions to the situation, we should look to the past to determine our future. There is no one-size-fits-all universal solution to South Africa’s energy deficiency challenge as each country has its own unique […]

To prepay or not to prepay Eskom – that is the question…

  In the first two weeks since his appointment, some questionable public statements made by Eskom’s new acting CEO, Mr. Brian Molefe, make one wonder whether he is receiving sound information from his executive team. The minister of Public Enterprises, Hon. Lynne Brown, seems to have had similar problems. After a presentation to the Public […]

Digital radio – which way will South Africa go?

  Radio technology has seen very little innovation and development since FM stereo was introduced in the 1960s.  It was the sound revolution of the time, but little has happened since FM took over local broadcasting. It caused the demise of AM stations and the shortwave services of the SABC and LM radio. The Southern […]