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Time for a new paradigm in electricity generation
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Time for a new paradigm in electricity generation

Could we be experiencing the early stages of a paradigm shift in the energy universe? Will this change the way we build, operate and finance our electricity infrastructure in South Africa? Our energy sector has historically operated on a model of centralised, state-owned power plants, typically co-located with major sources of fuel. This has meant...

Access to electricity is critical for Africa’s growth
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Access to electricity is critical for Africa’s growth

According to the World Bank, in 2014 there were about 1.3 billion people without reliable power sources globally, most of them situated in Africa and Asia. This translates into 600 million people without electricity or about 70% of the population of sub-Saharan Africa. Energy powers water supplies and telecommunication services and strengthens health care delivery....