Africa’s Energy Future Contested

‘Load-shedding’ is now at the top of the political agenda, with ongoing disputes about who is responsible and when the situation can be fixed

As outlined President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address in February 2015, the energy crisis in South Africa, with regular ‘load-shedding’ due to shortages of power from the monopoly utility Eskom, is now at the top of the political agenda, with ongoing disputes about who is responsible and when the situation can be fixed.

The long-term strategy to exit the crisis and begin a transition to a sustainable energy system is also marked by strong disagreements between utility and government officials and their critics.

The long-term issues of South Africa's energy strategy are relevant far beyond that country's borders.

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All Africa

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