Trade and Industry

Friday, 11 June 2021

Industrial policy and the electricity value chain

  • Year: 2021
  • Organisation: TIPS
  • Author(s): Neva Makgetla (TIPS)
  • Countries and Regions: South Africa

Industrial policy in South Africa faces the challenge of overcoming profound inequalities while building a more dynamic, productive and competitive economy. In this context, the current disruption in the electricity system provides both opportunities and threats. This paper reviews the nature, impacts and causes of the disruption as the basis for understanding the implications for policies to promote inclusive industrialisation.