During the period 25 to 27 July 2012 the joint public hearings between the parliament committee (PC) on energy and the PC on cooperative governance and traditional affairs (COGTA), regarding the electricity distribution industry (EDI) infrastructure condition and way forward took place in Cape Town. On 1 August 2012 an additional day was devoted to this topic. Submissions were made by industry stakeholders. I was privileged to be amongst the 17 presentations made at the joint session and the following is a summary of the points raised.
For close to 20 years SSE has served the municipal, mining, communications, transport and industrial markets with its innovative end-to-end solution sets for industrial telemetry, wireless communication networks and energy efficiency solutions. SSE is a sought after brand promising guaranteed system excellence. Since 1992, the company has grown over the years to the dominant company in the business sectors it operates in.
Aggreko, along with its joint-venture partner Shanduka Group, has officially opened and delivered power from its 107,5 MW interim gas-fired power plant at Gigawatt Park in Ressano Garcia, Mozambique. The project was inaugurated by the President of the Republic of Mozambique, His Excellency Armando Emilio Guebuza, during a ceremony held on 18 July at the project site.