The Impact of Electricity Price Increases and Rationing on The South African Economy – Final Report to The National Electricity Response Team (NERT) Economic Impact Task Team

Year Published 2008
Business unit: Special Projects
Resource type: Research reports
Research report: HSRC
File type: PDF
Theme(s): Economic Development, Energy


This report assesses the economic impact of electricity cuts on the South African economy. The study investigates the potential economic impact of differently distributed pricing or rationing options aimed at reducing peak electricity usage and electricity consumption. The study also considers the potential impact of different pricing proposals on Eskom itself.

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