Power Futures is a platform for inclusive,
evidence-based discourse for a just and transformed
South African energy sector.
This is a space to share accurate information, surface critical questions, and facilitate engagement between stakeholders
in the energy sector, especially to explore policy evolution and bottom-up innovation for a sustainable energy transition.
Within the electricity sector, unbundling is a type of structural reform that involves the separation of core functions performed by power utilities or power companies. Here’s a deeper look at the question.
As we transform our energy sector, we must make sure that we develop our understanding of key challenges and opportunities. We have identified five priority themes on our Power Futures South Africa Research and Engagement Agenda.
The transition to renewable energy is top of the agenda at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, with President Cyril Ramaphosa and team South Africa in attendance. It’s an opportune time to open the debate about a just energy transition in South Africa - to take a clear-eyed look at the Eskom Crisis and what the future of energy looks like in South Africa.
Renewable Energy accounts for 25% of Global Electricity Production. In the next 5 years, more than 70% of new generation will be renewable, led by solar and wind.