Parties in Parly bump carts over DA MP's bill to save Eskom

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- fin24.com | 3 weeks ago

The Independent Electricity Management Operator Bill (IEMO) is a private member's bill and comes from Member of Parliament for the Democratic Alliance, Natasha Mazzone.

It was drafted with a view to adding capacity to the heavily burdened state-owned power utility, by sharing functions across the energy value chain. The bill seeks to establish a power management utility as a private company, which would be insulated from both private sector manipulation and government interference.

This entity would be governed in terms of a public-private partnership, according to the bill.

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