In the June issue of The Civil Engineering Contractor, editor David Poggiolini looks at the very real problem facing South Africa: Eskom simply cannot attend to the growing energy needs of the country. Full-blown privatisation of the utility and the generation landscape is one option. Another is to allow Eskom to focus on its ageing transmission and distribution infrastructure, and to procure its electricity needs from a host of independent power producers.
Says editor David Poggiolini, “The call to rethink the structure of the African electricity supply sector has never been stronger.”
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