Posts tagged as energy

Eskom: from a crisis of capacity, to a crisis of rising prices, declining demand and funding

  An energy sector leader recently observed that the electricity crisis in South Africa is maturing (perhaps like cheese), from generation capacity issues, to issues of the electricity price, tariffs, the price elasticity of demand, and the capacity of Eskom to finance its generation, transmission and distribution activities. Amid the onset of regular load shedding in late 2014, a […]

Fostering ties with Denmark

Denmark is open for business. That was the message from the government of Denmark to the people of South Africa during a recent royal visit to the country. Addressing a crowd of about 250 representatives from South Africa’s provincial and national governments, municipalities, business leaders and industry associations, Troels Lund Poulsen, Denmark’s minister for business […]