Anton Eberhard: The folly of big coal, big nuclear and big networks

National Planning Commissioner Anton Eberhard will present the keynote address he gave at South Africa’s Electricity Supply Conference in mid-August. Titled Towards a secure, competitively priced and environmentally sustainable electricity future. Or the three follies indicated in the title. The keynote address began: “Some years ago, a senior Eskom Executive told me that at the heart of Eskom’s business model was ‘big coal, big nuclear and big networks’. I can’t think of a more Neanderthal business model.” Eberhard is also Professor at the… Read moreAnton Eberhard: The folly of big coal, big nuclear and big networks