Winds Of Change In South Africa

Law360, New York (January 23, 2012, 1:37 PM EST) -- In 1960, Harold Macmillan made his famous “Wind of Change” speech that was a watershed moment in South African politics and that signaled a seismic shift in attitudes. Today, winds of change of a different sort are blowing in the energy sector in South Africa, with the sector poised to make a significant shift away from an overwhelming reliance on fossil fuels to renewable energy.

Security of electricity supply in South Africa is highly precarious. South Africa’s electricity demand has substantially increased since 1994. However, no...
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