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Weakest link

By: Terence Creamer     18th August 2023 The attention being paid to the national electricity crisis appears to be yielding some results, albeit insufficient in speed and scale to fully... 

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Where’s the urgency?

By: Terence Creamer     11th August 2023 The Energy Regulator’s decision to transfer the transmission facilities licence to the National Transmission Company South Africa (NTC) is indeed a... 

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Post-truth energy politics

By: Terence Creamer     4th August 2023 In any healthy democracy, debate is not only vital but should be encouraged. However, a healthy democracy also requires that the contestation of... 

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Renewables rhythm

By: Terence Creamer     28th July 2023 Once lauded as an international benchmark, South Africa’s Renewable Energy independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) has struggled... 

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Time to act

By: Terence Creamer     21st July 2023 Three recent international publications have underlined just how urgent it is for South Africa to respond to the challenges and opportunities being... 

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Shift in focus

By: Terence Creamer     14th July 2023 While it is far too early to declare victory over loadshedding, with many perils still to overcome across many fronts, Electricity Minister Dr... 

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Help or hindrance? 

By: Terence Creamer     7th July 2023 It’s far from ideal that several of South Africa’s main micro-economic problems are being managed by crisis committees made up of government... 

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Least-cost foundation

By: Terence Creamer     30th June 2023 There is no question that South Africa truly does need to update its Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), with the demand, supply and technology cost... 

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Explaining is losing

By: Terence Creamer     23rd June 2023 The hackneyed political phrase ‘if you're explaining, you're losing’, probably best describes the predicament in which the South African government... 

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Move on

By: Terence Creamer     16th June 2023 South Africans are beyond exhausted when it comes to power disruptions and are entirely fed up with false promises. Amid the fatigue and annoyance,... 

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