Busisiwe Mavuso | More crisis management for Eskom – and again it’s too little, too late


POSTED ON: November 25, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

We’ve now run out of options to fix the short-term problem of load shedding.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | BLSA calls on DMRE to urgently address power generation shortfall to prevent loadshedding beyond 2024


POSTED ON: November 4, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

It’s almost impossible to reach higher EAF levels by increasing maintenance and trying to extend the life of coal plants because Eskom plant has deteriorated so extensively as a result of previous maintenance neglect.

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: It’s cheaper for Eskom to build new plants than boost maintenance


POSTED ON: October 25, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

With its debt service costs reduced dramatically, Eskom would be able to operate more freely, particularly in implementing its strategy to help resolve the energy crisis.

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BUSISIWE MAVUSO: Government may finally have seen the light on energy crisis


POSTED ON: July 5, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

According to Eskom, SA needs to create 50GW-60GW of new generation capacity by 2035.

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Busisiwe Mavuso | Act against those who sabotage our economy and livelihoods


POSTED ON: May 27, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busisiwe Mavuso

We are facing a national crisis and every act designed to destabilise supply is an act of treason.

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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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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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Busi Mavuso | Selfish economic sabotage by politicians will not help the poor


POSTED ON: January 20, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We need to focus on sustainable and real ways to improve the system for the poor.

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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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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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