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Elections and electricity: Power in South Africa

10 April, 12.00 BST (GMT +1), Online, Zoom


South Africa will hold its seventh democratic national elections to choose a new national assembly and provincial legislatures, on 29 November 2024.

Join African Energy southern Africa editor Tonderayi Mukeredzi and a panel of experts for an insightful webinar as we examine the election landscape and the key issues that may impact the outcome and the broader economy.

Guest panellists joining Tonderayi Mukeredzi will include:

  • Josie van Wyk, political science professor, University of South Africa
  • Richard Doyle, managing director Juwi Renewable Energies South Africa

Our panellists and participants will discuss:

  • Election preparedness
  • Impact of economic challenges on elections
  • Potential election outcomes
  • The future of the electricity supply market
  • Eskom’s grid expansion plans and the role of the private sector in enhancing grid capacity
  • Finance and funding models for private sector procurement
  • Assumptions and relevance of  the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2023
  • Declining mining production and challenges in the sector


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