/ 7 July 2023

SA’s R210 billion grid dilemma hits pause on load-shedding fix

Acciona Sa To Ramp Up South Africa Business After Solar Success
Standard Bank is prepared to help solve the government’s R210 billion grid expansion dilemma — but policy uncertainty could delay this. (Waldo Swiegers/Getty Images)
Renewable energy could close the gap between demand and supply, ending load-shedding. But out-of-pocket Eskom must find money to upgrade its transmission infrastructure first

This content is restricted to subscribers only.


Join the M&G Community


Our commitment at the Mail & Guardian is to ensure every reader enjoys the finest experience. Join the M&G community and support us in delivering in-depth news to you consistently.

Subscription enables:

  • - M&G community membership
  • - independent journalism
  • - access to all premium articles & features
  • - a digital version of the weekly newspaper
  • - invites to subscriber-only events
  • - the opportunity to test new online features first

Already a subscriber?
.