Posts tagged as Eskom

Eskom slashes solar water heater rebates

Eskom has announced that rebates for solar water heaters will be reduced at the end of April 2011. This may seem counterintuitive, as the Eskom rebate program was developed as a mechanism to help the solar water heater market grow to reach a target of one million units installed by 2014. Only 55 000 units […]

Brace yourself

by Mike Rycroft, Mark Botha and Chris Yelland, EE Publishers It is well known that the price of electricity in South Africa has been too low for years. The generation capacity crisis in 2008 prompted a review of Eskom’s build programme and associated funding plan. The original expectation was that there would be a short-duration […]

Eskom punts coal price controls and regulation of the coal mining industry

by Chris Yelland, managing director, EE Publishers To comment and respond to this article, and/or to any of the views and positions expressed, visit EE Publishers’ blog: “The best from EE Publishers…“ In recent months and at various venues Eskom has been lobbying and punting the view that a new dispensation and enabling environment is […]

The state of the electricity power system in South Africa

by Chris Yelland, managing director, EE Publishers Chris Yelland speaking on Radio 702 on Friday 7 January 2011 with Stephen Grootes, discussing Eskom and the state of the electricity power system in South Africa. Click here to listen to the discussion (MP3 audio file)

Governance problems at NERSA – shades of Eskom?

by Chris Yelland, managing director, EE Publishers (follow EE Publishers on Twitter) To comment and respond to this article, and/or to any of the views and positions expressed, visit EE Publishers’ blog: “The best from EE Publishers…“   Once again, public sector governance issues, and battles between the CEO, the board and the responsible minister have rocked […]

EDI restructuring, or putting the REDs to bed?

by Chris Yelland, managing director, EE Publishers, www.ee.co.za To comment and respond to this article, and/or to any of the views and positions expressed, visit EE Publishers’ blog: “The best from EE Publishers…“ Reliable sources have revealed that the cabinet has decided to withdraw a bill published on 17 June 2009 proposing an amendment to […]

The role of natural gas in meeting electrical energy demand in SA

by Chris Yelland, EE Publishers In a world of rising energy demand, natural gas as a low carbon energy solution is playing an increasingly important role in many countries. Natural gas is more energy efficient and environmentally friendly than other fossil fuels, but is in relatively scarce supply in South Africa. Given its environmental benefits […]

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