SA Gears up for Africa Energy Indaba

South Africa’s energy crisis will be thrust into a “broader spotlight” as global energy leaders meet at the Africa Energy Indaba from February 17 to 18, in Sandton, to discuss the continent’s energy future.

The country was under mounting pressure to attract investment and exploit natural resources, such as gas reserves, to mitigate the current strain on the national electricity grid.

Companies and industries needed to find cost effective and reliable alternative energy solutions, particularly as State-owned power utility Eskom, which has missed another deadline to bring its long-overdue Medupi power station on line, buckled under financial woes, said Africa Energy Indaba organiser Siyenza MD Liz Hart.

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