/ 29 February 2024

Political manifestos on energy solutions ‘underwhelming’

Eskom Holdings Ltd.'s Kusile Coal Fired Power Plant
The IRP 2023, released last year by the Department of Mineral Resources & Energy for public comment, projected ongoing load-shedding until 2027, with no expected improvement in Eskom's coal-fired plant performance. Photo: Waldo Swiegers/Getty Images
The energy crisis has worsened SA's existing economic challenges, prompting ratings agencies, the IMF and SARB to flag load-shedding as a significant barrier to recovery

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