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Eskom wins court battle to increase tariffs

Eskom has won the court battle against the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa). The power utility fought against Nersa to be granted another tariff increase. The court criticized Nersa for their 2018/2019 decision as being “unfair,...

Standard Bank issues inaugural green bond

Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (“SBSA”) has issued its first ever green bond, via private placement with IFC, a development finance institution focused on the private sector, part of the World Bank Group. It is a 10-year facility with the...

Load-shedding might take up to 5-years

While Eskom previously said load-shedding would continue for 18 months, Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe yesterday told Parliament that it’s expected to continue for a minimum of two years. However mining and energy advisor Ted Blom, says...