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No love, but some sympathy

By: Terence Creamer     8th December 2023 There is not much love for ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA). The near-monopoly business is seen as over-protected, and under responsive by many of... 

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Green growth and jobs

By: Terence Creamer     1st December 2023 Transitioning South Africa’s energy ecosystem from its current over-reliance on coal to one progressively based on the country’s natural advantages... 

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Light from the tunnel?

By: Terence Creamer     24th November 2023 Reform progress in South Africa rarely moves in a straight line from A to B, with the stop/start nature of the country’s electricity reform being a... 

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Response to general crisis: Social hope and collective action for change in South Africa – Part one

By: Raymond Suttner     20th November 2023 When we talk about hope in a political context, one is referring to hope for change that will be transformative, not merely in our individual... 

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Language of incumbency

By: Terence Creamer     17th November 2023 Two recent Eskom publications are heavily laden with the language of incumbency, which continues to go unchecked by a policymaker distracted by... 

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End of the beginning

By: Terence Creamer     10th November 2023 News that 67 municipalities that collectively owe Eskom R56.8-billion, or 97% of the municipal arrear debt of R58.5-billion owed to the utility at... 

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Power in policy 

By: Terence Creamer     3rd November 2023 Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has never disguised the fact that he believes that Eskom could be turned around and... 

Win-win solution

By: Terence Creamer     27th October 2023 As outlined previously in this column, it makes sense to place exports at the heart of South Africa’s upcoming Green Hydrogen Commercialisation... 

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Still no solution

By: Terence Creamer     20th October 2023 For decades now, the issue of the debt owed by municipalities to Eskom has not only remained an intractable problem but one that has grown in both... 

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Why export?

By: Terence Creamer     13th October 2023 When the topic of green hydrogen arises in South Africa, two concerns are commonly raised, and these will remain significant issues to address... 

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