Charting a new course for failing state-owned enterprises
Genesis worked with the National Planning Commission, a nucleus government advisory agency, to assess state-owned enterprises' performance and contribution to achieving the National Development Plan’s Vision 2030 of economic transformation and inclusive growth.
Impact assessment of price on Eskom electricity consumption
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) appointed Genesis to assess and understand the economic impact of Eskom’s MYPD4 Application, and assess the price elasticity of demand for electricity for the utility's direct and municipal customers.
Going off the grid with Small-Scale Embedded Generation
Genesis Analytics was commissioned by the German Development Cooperation (GiZ) to undertake a market impact assessment for Small-Scale Embedded Generation (SSEG), including the development of a state of play assessment and a range of policy options for government.
Impact of small-scale power generation on municipal revenues
Genesis used its sector expertise to develop a customisable spreadsheet-based model and guidelines to quantify the revenue impact of small-scale embedded generation (SSEG) on municipal revenues and assist municipalities in their design of sustainable SSEG tariffs.
Genesis advises Lesotho on rural electrification
The Government of Lesotho has engaged Genesis Analytics in partnership with CRISIL – a global infrastructure advisory firm – to recommend changes to the institutional arrangements and functions of its Rural Electrification Unit to enable it to deliver on its mandate to increase rural electrification in Lesotho.
Facilitating LPG shipments to the Western Cape
Genesis was retained by Avedia Energy, a firm involved in a wide range of LPG handling, trading and bottling activities, to assist in its contested application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) for a licence to construct and operate an LPG storage facility in Saldanha in the Western Cape.
Critical analysis of Eskom’s multi-year price increases
Eskom’s tariff increases as part of the MYPD (Multi-Year Tariff Determination) process has had a critical and far reaching impact on the South African economy. The Genesis team has played an important role in ensuring that these tariff increases are governed by sound regulatory principles, being deeply involved in critically assessing all the MYPD tariff applications of Eskom since 2009.
Chevron objects to liquid-fuel import terminal
Genesis was retained by Chevron SA to provide expert economic analysis and testimony to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) in terms of a licence application by Burgan Cape terminals to build a liquid fuel off-loading and storage facility in the port of Cape Town.
Cost of capital in determining petroleum prices
Genesis was commissioned by the Department of Energy to scrutinise the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) currently being used by the department when setting margins for four ring-fenced activities that are regulated through the price of petrol in South Africa. These include secondary storage, secondary distribution, wholesale and benchmark service station (retail).
Review of govt's infrastructure plan for big business
Genesis was retained by Business Leadership South Africa to conduct a detailed review of the National Infrastructure Plan of South Africa and to assess which of the government’s strategic infrastructure projects would lend themselves to private sector participation.
Expert analysis of candle wax market
Genesis was commissioned to develop expert economic reports for a number of litigation processes in the candle wax industry, which still provides lighting for millions of households. Sasol Wax faced allegations from candle wax manufacturers of abuses of dominance in arbitration proceedings centred around a contractual dispute, as well as a similar complaint to the Competition Commission.
Expert analysis of carbon tax proposal for BUSA
Genesis was appointed by Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) to provide expert analysis and input in a review of the National Treasury’s discussion document regarding the possible implementation of a carbon tax intended to internalise environmental costs and reduce emissions.
Expert opinion on bundled tariff proposal
Genesis was commissioned to assist Sasol Oil in assessing and responding to the bundled tariff proposal made to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) by Transnet. The proposal represented a regulatory shift from disaggregated pipeline tariffs to a single, aggregated tariff across all pipelines and pipeline systems
Genesis assesses govt's energy 2030 price predictions
Genesis was requested by Business Unity South Africa to critically assess whether the price predictions generated in the Integrated Resource Plan for South Africa - 2010 to 2030 (IRP 2010 report) developed by the Department of Energy are likely a true reflection of the anticipated price increases over time.
Genesis acts for LPG distributor
Genesis was commissioned to assist a distributor of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in cylinders to formulate an application for interim relief against a large LPG wholesaler and a filling station that it supplied for engaging in practices prohibited in terms of the Competition Act.
Expert advice on infrastructure regulatory framework
In a key report for the Office of the Presidency, Genesis developed a framework for economic regulators in the communications, transport, energy and water sectors. The framework focused on finding coherence in the design of regulations across the different sectors as differing approaches had previously been adopted.