The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the new 2018 IRP as the first credible plan for the country’s energy future in decades. We have not yet been able to study the details but we recognise a new realism and an understanding that new technology will bring fundamental changes to the electricity industry. […]
The Atlantis Green Tech Special Economic Zone is one of the most imaginative development projects we have seen in a long time. Renewable energy, efficiency and clean technologies add up to a new growth industry with almost unlimited potential. What’s more the timing is right and we are well placed to take the lead in […]
The time to consider bonuses for Eskom executives will come when they start cancelling corrupt contracts and recovering stolen funds and not a day before. This comes after weekend reports that the Eskom board wanted to pay bonuses totalling R5.5m to three of its most controversial executives. I am amazed that bonuses have even been mentioned. […]
The Cape Chamber is delighted to see that the new Integrated Resource Plan (IRP 2016) says there is no need for more nuclear power in South Africa before 2037. This means that we will not have to make a decision on building new nuclear power stations for the next 10 years and by that time […]
The Chamber’s Industrial Focus Portfolio Committee invites you to engage in a discussion with Prof. Philip Lloyd of the Energy Institute, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, on whether South Africa should go for nuclear power.