Since about 2007 there have been ever increasing power cuts across South Africa coupled with sharp increases in tariffs that end up hurting producers and consumers alike and these problems are still ongoing in 2010. The objective of this treatise is firstly to identify the events
that lead up to this energy crisis, because prior to 2007 South Africa had more than enough electricity to sustain its economy and provide electricity to the public. Also the
treatise looks at alternative solutions to conquer this crisis, with its main objective to investigate whether privitisation
or part privitisation of the electricity industry could be a solution available to South Africa.
Thesis (BSc. (Hons)(Quantity Surveying))--University of Pretoria, 2010.