Nersa chart of generation facilities added by province 2018-Feb 2023

South Africa: Sharp rise in private power projects amid load shedding

Issue 483 - 30 Apr 2023 - By Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 1 minute read

The easing of licensing restrictions on private power generation over recent years has prompted a rapid rise in projects, according to figures from the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa), as more companies respond to the load-shedding crisis by developing their own electricity supplies.

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