|Southern African Renewable and Alternative Energy Association (SAAEA)|
One tends to forget the devastating impact Eskom has had on the South African economy. Economic growth was ticking along fairly well in the mid-2000s until electricity compacity constraints in 2007/08 started to strangle expansion. The Zuma years, in many ways, have further led us down the road of recession that we now find ourselves in. But Eskom, which is now reportedly seeking an almost 20% price hike next year, is again grabbing headlines for all the wrong reasons. South Africans, in the load shedding years, already started to distance themselves from Eskom, either by turning to solar or by just refusing to pay tariffs – a situation that has significantly dented municipalities’ budgets. As if the recent drama around Zupta controlled Tegeta and the Life of Brian (Molefe) weren’t enough, one wonders what further damage Eskom will inflict on SA. – Gareth van Zyl
IPP Bid Window 5 now available.
Testing and Commissioning of Battery Energy Storage Systems.
Replace 450kVA and 630 kVA Indoor Type Emergency Power Generators.
Quality Sound, Stage, Lighting And Generator.
Solar Water Heaters and Heat Pumps.
Supply and install 500 kVa generator.
SUPPLY OF THIRTY-SIX (36) Batteries.
MOBILE GENERATING PLANT.
Tenders available to Gold Members....