Business Report 13 November 2012.
South Africa needs an independent operator in the electricity sector, the Free Market Foundation (FMF) said on Tuesday.
A single grid owner and operator, South Africa’s current model, resulted in a lack of competition, FMF director Eustace Davie told reporters in Johannesburg.
This created the potential for excessive charges and difficulties in gaining access to the grid. A better scenario would see an independent system operator created to buy power from competing countries, said Davie…