I was told by Eskom not to speculate, but to ask questions. So I did…

  After the exposé by Carte Blanche on Sunday 12 June 2016 regarding a R500+ million prepayment by Eskom to the Guptas for coal, we were told by Eskom’s Khulu Phasiwe that if we had any questions, we should not speculate, but to simply ask the necessary questions. So I did… After first flatly denying […]

Eskom and Westinghouse respond to article in Energize magazine and other publications

  The following written responses have been received by EE Publishers from Eskom and Westinghouse to an article on the awaited judgement of the Constitutional Court of South Africa in respect of a R5-billion contract between Eskom and Areva for the replacement of six steam generators at Eskom’s Koeberg nuclear power station in the Western […]

Trilemma 2016: defining measures to accelerate the energy transition

  The energy sector is at a transition point and faces a range of growing challenges. Countries have committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) under the 2015 climate change agreement (COP 21), putting a renewed focus on the decarbonisation of the energy sector. In addition, energy services must expand to meet rising global energy […]

Electricity beyond the grid: accelerating access to sustainable power for all

  Energy transformation means the time is right for policy-makers to reappraise their approach to energy access. Advances in technology are rapidly changing the options available beyond the grid. Falling solar technology costs have spurred the growth of standalone home systems and are changing the economics of mini-grid systems.  Other technological advances are set to […]