EFF leader Julius Malema has criticised President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement that financially viable municipalities can now procure their own electricity from independent power producers.
The Freedom Front Plus says drastic action needs to be taken to address the power crisis in South Africa.
Energy analyst Chris Yelland, has called on Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to provide clarity on the way forward with Eskom to allay fears from lenders over the future of the power utility.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is back in parliament on Wednesday to reply to oral questions from members of the National Assembly.
Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe has welcomed the Pretoria High Court ruling – in the application to interdict the signing of the Power Purchase Agreements for the 27 projects by Independent Power Producers.