Posts Tagged ‘Reform’

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DA condemns tariff hike, calls for sector reform

25 June 2009

Today’s decision to grant Eskom a 31.3% tariff rise for the 2009-10 financial year illustrates the failure of the ANC’s policies that have promoted an uncompetitive, inefficient energy sector, says DA Shadow Minister for Energy, Sej Motau.

“The Democratic Alliance (DA) has stated repeatedly that a tariff hike of this nature will have vastly detrimental consequences for South Africa’s poorest citizens, and we are deeply concerned that government is sitting idly by while the fundamental problems within Eskom, and the energy sector more broadly, are not adequately addressed.”

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Videocast – DA Press conference on Eskom Restructuring

10 April 2008

The Democratic Alliance on Monday released a discussion document on Electricity Sector Reform – expanding on one of the longer-term proposals in our previous document proposing solutions to the energy crisis.

Below is a video excerpt of Hendrik Schmidt’s press conference, in which he sums up the key points of the document:

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