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It’s time we learnt from others and overhaul Eskom

It’s time South Africa learnt from others and overhauled its power sector South Africa has not had load shedding for nearly a year. This is a welcome development after years of power cuts that constrained economic growth. Electricity consumption has more or less flattened out,

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Eskom Tariff Increase Comparison: 2010 to 2016

South Africa’s power market is regulated and dominated by Eskom, which sell electricity directly to end-users and wholesale to municipalities, which in turn sell to end-users. The price of electricity in South Africa has more than doubled over the past 6 years. The highest annual