Posts tagged as generation

Power to grow sub-Saharan Africa’s economy

  While achieving a buoyant economic climate is a feat in itself, the real challenge lies in staying afloat. To sustain the economic optimism that Africa is now enjoying, it is imperative that governments, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, address the critical issue of chronic power shortage, which hampers the development of various industries in the […]

Independent power producers in South Africa

by Doug Kuni, South African Independent Power Producers Association (SAIPPA) Since 2005 when looming power shortages were predicted, IPPs have been assessing opportunities in RSA simply because the market potential presented itself: Eskom was late placing orders for new build and economic growth projections suggested that we would need new power before Eskom could put […]