Independent Power Producers Are A Solution To Eskom’s Woes, Not A Cause

Cosatu’s claim that IPPs are ‘draining’ Eskom is wrong. PICTURE: Supplied

Is it true that independent power producers (IPPs) are “draining and collapsing” Eskom as Cosatu claimed last week during its strike over a proposed restructuring of Eskom? writes STUART THEOBALD Let us consider the facts. Eskom […]

Jeff Radebe’s Path Will Undermine Eskom, Lead To Job Losses

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Government policies in the energy sector are undermining the financial viability of Eskom and will lead to significant job losses, writes MATSHELA KOKO The policy of independent power producers of renewable energy has an adverse […]

Numsa Loses Bid To Halt Energy Dept’s Deal With IPPs


JOHANNESBURG: Numsa believes allowing IPPs to supply the national grid will impact workers and employment in the coal sector. The High Court in Pretoria has ruled against the National Union of Metalworkers (Numsa) who had […]