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Businesses will be allowed to produce their own power

The ANC’s Head of Economic Transformation Enoch Godongwana had a chat with @xolimngambi about the dire state of SOEs, in particular Eskom. The governing party says it will allow for businesses to produce their own power and for municipalities to...

Top trends energising Africa’s power sectors

An optimal energy mix for Africa relies on a variety of generation technologies. In fact, in a 2015 report McKinsey estimated that if every country in Africa had to build to meet their current electricity demand, the region would require about $490...

The business benefits of renewable energy

The National Development Plan calls for the procurement of at least 20 000 MW of renewable electricity by 2030. Not only will a modest switch to renewable power mean a big step towards achieving this, but it could also be very good for business....
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Imagine SA powered 100% by renewable energy

Eskom is expected to close four power stations with 8 800 MW of installed capacity over the next 10 years, which will cost 30 000 direct jobs and have a multiplier effect of potential loss of 70 000 indirect jobs mainly in the transport and storage...