Report

The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa

At a Glance

Publication Date August 2014
Format pdf
Authors Gaylor Montmasson-Clair, Georgina Ryan
Thematic Area Sustainable Energy

The impact of electricity price increases on the competitiveness of selected mining sector and smelting value chains in South Africa project report investigates the relationship between South Africa’s mining value chains and a greener development path. It explores whether recent electricity price increases have triggered a shift towards greener behaviours and practices by local mining and linked manufacturing companies.

The report was prepared by GGGI and the South-African based Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS) organization on behalf of the Economic Development Department (EDD) and the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) of South Africa.