Skip to main content

Economic History: Energy, post 1993: Government Resources: Library Guide: Electricity

A guide for the Economic History research project

Public entities

The National Electricity Regulator was established by the Electricity Amendment Act 46 of 1994. It replaced the Electricity Control Board. It was replaced by the National Energy Regulator in 2006.

Annual reports, 1998/99-2005/2006 @ G 68 ES.ELEC.ANNU

Lighting up South Africa : progress report on electrification, 1995/96-2003 @ G 68 ES.ELEC

Pricing

Deloitte. 2012? The Economic Impact of Electricity Price Increases on Various Sectors of the South African Economy: a consolidated view based on the findings of existing research. Commissioned by Eskom.

Fund for Research into Industrial Development, Growth and Equity. A study into approaches to minimise the impact of electricity price increases on the poor. Final report, April 2010.

Human Sciences Research Council. Centre for Poverty, Employment and Growth. 2010. Electricity Pricing and Supply, with special attention to the impact on employment and income distribution : Final Report. 

Human Sciences Research Council. Centre for Poverty, Employment and Growth. 2008. 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.

South Africa. Department of Minerals and Energy. Electricity basic services support tariff (free basic electricity) policy for the Republic of South Africa. Pretoria: Government Printer, 2003. G 68 E.ENER.03.ELEC 

South Africa. Department of Minerals and Energy.   Electricity pricing policy (EPP) of the South African electricity supply industry /    Pretoria :   Government Printer,   2008. G 68 G 31741/2008

South Africa. Financial and Fiscal Commission.  Submission for the 2015/16 Division of Revenue, Chapter 10, The Impact of Electricity Price Increases on Municipalities. 

Books

National Electricity Regulator (South Africa).    A decade of effective and efficient electricity regulation in South Africa /    Pretoria :   National Electricity Regulator ,   [2005?]. G 68 E.ENER.05.DECA

National Electricity Regulator (South Africa).    Lighting up South Africa :   a century of electricity serving humankind /    Fichardt Park, South Africa :   Open Hand Press,   2000. G 68 E.ENER.00.LIGH

Policy guidelines

Department of Energy. Electrification bulk infrastructure policy guidelines. Pretoria : Department of Energy, 22 September 2015.

Department of Energy. Farm dweller houses policy guidelines for Integrated National Electrification Programme (INEP) Pretoria : Department of Energy, 26 November 2018.

Department of Energy. Informal settlement policy guidelines for Integrated National Electrification Programme (INEP). Pretoria : Department of Energy, 26 November 2018.

Department of Energy. Mix developments and developer projects policy guidelines for Integrated Electrification Programme (INEP). Pretoria : Department of Energy, 26 November 2018.

Department of Energy. Non grid electrification policy guidelines. Pretoria : Department of Energy, 19/03/2012.

Department of Energy. Non grid electrification policy guidelines. 19/03/2012.

Department of Energy. Policy guidelines for the electrification of farm dweller houses. 02/02/2010.

Department of Energy. Policy guidelines for the electrification of unproclaimed areasPretoria : Department of Energy, 20/01/2011, revision 0006.

Department of Energy. Policy to support the Energy Efficiency and Demand Side Management Program for the Electricity Sector through the Standard Offer Incentive Scheme. [Pretoria] : Department of Energy, 2010.

Department of Energy. Schools and clinics electrification policy guidelines. 02/02/2010.

Department of Energy. Suite of supply policy guidelines for Integrated National Electrification Programme (INEP). Pretoria : Department of Energy, 26 November 2018.

 Department of Energy. Suite of supply policy guidelines for the Integrated National Electrification Programme (INEP) 2016/17

Department of Energy. Suite of supply policy guidelines for the Integrated National Electrification Programme (INEP) 2012Pretoria : Department of Energy, 10/03/2012, revision 08.

Commentaries

ASSAf commentary on the integrated resource plan for electricity, 2010 - 2030 :   submitted to the Department of Science and Technology /    Pretoria :   Academy of Science of South Africa,   2011. G 68 E.SCIE.11.ASSA

Free basic electricity

NERSA report on the national free basic electricity (NFBE):  offering by municipalities and Eskom, implementation challenges encountered, proposed mitigation, Eskom collection rate for the 2015/16 financial year

South Africa. Dept. of Minerals and Energy.    Electricity basic services support tariff (free basic electricity) policy for the Republic of South Africa /    Pretoria :   Government Printer,   2003. G 68 E.ENER.03.ELEC

Guidelines for the introduction of free basic electricity service.    Pretoria :   Electricity Policy Analysis and Regulation Directorate, Department of Minerals and Energy ,   [2003]. G 68 E.ENER.03.GUID

Census & surveys

Electricity, gas and water supply industry, 2013. Pretoria : Statistics South Africa, 2015 (Report No. 41-01-02 (2013))

Electricity, gas and water supply industry, 2013 :   (preliminary) /    Pretoria :   Statistics South Africa,   2014. G 68 A.ELEC.14.ELEC

Electricity, gas and water supply, 2010 /    Pretoria :   Statistics South Africa,   2011. G 68 A.ELEC.11.ELEC

Census of electricity, gas and steam, 1995 /    Pretoria :   Central Statistical Service,   1997

 

Reports

Peters, Sasha and Teboga Makube. Regionalisation of Municipal Services: the Case of the Electricity Distribution Industry in South Africa. In: South Africa. Financial and Fiscal Commission. Technical Report: Submission for the Division of Revenue, 2011/12, Chapter 6, pages 192-206. Shelf no. G 68 ED.FINA.TECH

South Africa. Department of Minerals and Energy. Electricity Distribution Industry Restructuring Blueprint Report : Reform of the Electricity Distribution Industry (EDI) in South Africa: Strategy and Blueprint, February 2001

Wilson, Duncan and Ivan Adams. Review of Security of Supply in South Africa : a Report to The Department of Public Enterprise. Pretoria : Department of Public Enterprise, June 2006. 

Programmes

Department of Energy. Integrated National Electrification Programme (INEP)

CSIR. Integrating off-grid solutions into South Africa’s electrification programme. Prepared by Carbon Trust, CSIR, May 2017. Prepared for the Foreign Commonwealth Office.

Environmental assessment

CSIR, Department of Environmental Affairs, Eskom and SANBIStrategic Environmental Assessment for Electricity Grid infrastructure