Repeated above CPI increases in the price of electricity is not sustainable. RE can stabilize electricity costs. Needs involved consumers & new delivery model.
New nuclear energy for South Africa with the associated huge economic, social and environmental risks and costs are likely to affect all of us very personally. For a succinct statement on the issues & alternatives to nuclear route watch and share this News 24 video .
The Hessequa Energy Summit held in Stilbaai in July2015 looked at the challenges and solutions for local authorities wanting to become renewable energy suppliers.
Renewable energy requires a new approach: multisource, localized, private public partnerships that embrace smart technology to capture energy & manage demand
Tapping into the abundant opportunities that renewable energy provides requires a restructuring of electricity services. Not just technically, but socio-politically. Is Africa up to this?