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Energy initiatives stuck in ministerial bottleneck

Business Day LIVE

10 April 2015

CRISIS? What crisis? As the economy strains under a power shortage and a sense of crisis prevails, Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson is in no rush to act on SA’s energy shortfall.

Four major initiatives, all of which would hasten the arrival of new generating capacity, sit blocked in her office. None of the initiatives can move ahead without ministerial approval. Top of mind is the announcement of the fourth window-round winning bids by independent power producers of renewable energy.  Read more here

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