Chris Yelland News

How can South Africa's state power firm turn the lights back on?

“It will take years to sort out the problems that have built up,” said Chris Yelland, a Johannesburg-based energy analyst.

Reuters , Africa Feb 14, 2019

WATCH | Why are we experiencing blackouts again?

Energy expert Chris Yelland said load-shedding was likely to continue for the rest of the week - and the country may experience load-shedding in future.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 12, 2019

Eskom: Experts reveal how much money load shedding costs South Africa

Experts weight up the cost of load shedding to SA’s economy Chris Yelland is an energy analyst.

The South African , South Africa Feb 12, 2019

Eskom, SA's energy situaton 'should not be like that', says Ramaphosa

Energy expert Chris Yelland agrees that this move was unprecedented and speaks to how dire the situation is at the debt-ridden power utility.

EWN , South Africa Feb 11, 2019

[LISTEN] Unbundling Eskom a step in the right direction?

Radio 702 | Energy expert Chris Yelland says the unbundling of the power utility will come with a number of benefits including driving more assets into the different businesses.

EWN , South Africa Feb 11, 2019

What stage 4 load shedding means for you

Energy analyst Chris Yelland warned that stage 2 load shedding of 2,000MW is set to cost South Africa’s productive economy R2 billion daily, the Citizen reported.

Business Tech , South Africa Feb 10, 2019

Eskom is losing R500 million every month: CFO

The interview, conducted by EE Publisher’s editor and energy expert Chris Yelland, covered Eskom’s financial issues, as well as Cassim’s views on president Cyril Ramaphosa’s plans to split the company.

Business Tech , South Africa Feb 10, 2019

The cost of stage 2 load shedding to South Africa’s economy each day

“Load shedding is conducted rotationally as a measure of last resort to protect the power system from a total collapse or blackout.” Energy analyst Chris Yelland warned that stage 2 load shedding of 2,000MW is set to cost South Africa’s productive economy R2 billion daily, the Citizen reported.

Business Tech , South Africa Feb 10, 2019

DA waits for Mbete on urgent load shedding debate

Energy expert Chris Yelland says Eskom’s escalation of stage four load shedding could result in the financial loss of at least R4 billion a day.

EWN , South Africa Feb 10, 2019

S.Africa's Ramaphosa pledges to fix economy as election looms

It may not happen in one step, but it is a very important starting point,” said energy expert Chris Yelland.

Reuters , Africa Feb 7, 2019