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André Marinus de Ruyter

Date of Birth: 20 March 1968
Place of Birth: Pretoria


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Edging towards breakdown

Eskom chief executive Andre de Ruyter said the felling of a pylon damaged two coal supply lines and could have shut down Lethabo had it not been for swift action of in-house technicians (AC Vol 60 No 24 Grasping the Eskom nettle)...


ANC hits coalition conundrum

Chief executive Andre de Ruyter who was appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa in 2019 to take charge of the debt-ridden Eskom said the felling of a pylon damaged two coal supply lines and could have shut down Lethabo had it not been for the swift action of in-house technicians (AC Vol 60 No 24 Grasping the Eskom nettle)...


Leaders clash over climate

In a hastily prepared media briefing that day Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter promised that the lights would be kept on during – and for several days after – the 1 November poll...


In need of a spark

The JTO was established last year reporting directly to Eskom chief executive André de Ruyter to spearhead the utility's response to the energy transition while upholding its responsibilities to employees and communities dependent on the coal industry...


The urgency of now

Mantashe and Eskom chief Andre de Ruyter whom Ramaphosa appointed clashed on several occasions over whether independent producers of renewable energy and self-generators should be exempt from the licensing requirements (AC Vol 60 No 24 Grasping the Eskom nettle)...


A change of tone

If Mboweni is the leader of Ramaphosa's shock troops then Andre de Ruyter the chief executive office of the electricity utility Eskom appointed by the president at Mboweni's recommendation is in operational charge of the battle plan to turn the economy around and pull Eskom and the country out of debt (AC Vol 60 No 24 Grasping the Eskom nettle)...


Private capital, green shoots

Reform driveThe key player in the electricity reform is Andre de Ruyter the Afrikaner named in November by Ramaphosa as Eskom's 11th chief executive in ten years (AC Vol 60 No 24 Grasping the Eskom nettle)...


The state of Cyril Ramaphosa

André de Ruyter the new chief executive at Eskom warns it may take two years of rolling power-cuts – now a daily occurrence - to get ahead of maintenance backlogs and ageing power plants...


Over the rainbow

The optimists also point to the appointment of André de Ruyter the white Afrikaner appointed chief executive of the beleaguered Eskom...


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