BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Pushing back financial close for renewable energy bids is fatal


POSTED ON: May 10, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

SA cannot afford to suffer further delays to getting new energy on grid.

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Energy regulator should take a leaf out of Icasa’s book


POSTED ON: March 23, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

A positive announcement on the Nersa approvals process before the investment conference would be a nice surprise.

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Onerous processes snuffing out spark of hope for energy supply


POSTED ON: March 8, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

A national energy trading market will de-risk investments and spur more self-generation plants.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | Budget helped repair trust, but more could have been done


POSTED ON: February 25, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Treasury must take on the task of ensuring the greatest value for money in terms of delivering on overall policy objectives.

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State of the Nation Address 2022: A missed opportunity


POSTED ON: February 10, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Business was hoping for a greater sense of urgency and stronger commitment to accelerating both the reform agenda and infrastructure rollout.

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BUSI MAVUSO: Ramaphosa should crank up action over energy supply


POSTED ON: February 8, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Despite the Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme running behind schedule, it has been delayed yet again

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Deal decisively with unemployment and poverty


POSTED ON: January 13, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Each reform and each infrastructure project that is actually rolled out will contribute in their own ways to boosting economic growth, and that is the only way to reduce unemployment.

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Why we have some good reasons for festive cheer


POSTED ON: December 16, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The country desperately needs positive movements as we head into the holiday season with the fourth wave of Covid infections rising alarmingly quickly and tourism and hospitality businesses already hard hit by the international travel bans.

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Eskom’s plan to lease land for private generation shows refreshing innovation with potential to generate up to 20GW


POSTED ON: December 15, 2021 IN by Admin

The aim of this programme is to provide relief to the constrained electricity system in as short a time as possible. Eskom land is generally close to the necessary grid infrastructure and has several regulatory approvals in place to ensure the time to begin development will be far quicker than other land.

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BLSA CEO’s newsletter – 13 December 2021


POSTED ON: December 13, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Make no mistake, this year has been the worst we’ve had in terms of energy availability. By November we had faced over 1,000 hours of load shedding for the first time since the crisis began.

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