BLSA is extremely concerned about the impact of load shedding on the economy. It has affected business operations across the country, as well as ordinary citizens, including students sitting for their final exams.
The pressure from international trade partners on SA’s business sector and government to accelerate the transition to a green economy has escalated dramatically in the past few years. The essence of their message is: green up or lose our business.
There’s no way of attaining healthier growth rates without dealing with the elephant in the room – our lack of electricity capacity to meet the demands of this economy. Only that way can we become richer as a nation.