President Cyril Ramaphosa has lifted the threshold for companies to produce their own electricity without a licence to 100MW in a surprise announcement that will be much celebrated by business.

Embedded generation — when a company produces electricity for its own use or for use by others — is widely regarded as the quickest way to bring additional megawatts onto the grid...

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