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Electricity-mix model shows South Africa won’t need to trade off clean for low-cost

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Electricity-mix model shows South Africa won’t need to trade off clean for low-cost The steep decline in wind and solar photovoltaic ( PV ) costs means that South Africa will not need to make the traditional trade-off between investing in either clean or least-cost electricity production , as the “...

Cape Town draws battle lines over right to buy alternative energy from IPPs

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The City of Cape Town plans to take Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson to court for the right to buy power directly from alternative energy suppliers, instead of Eskom. The city wanted to get 20% of its energy from renewable resources by 2020, but needed the minister to sign off on an... Full...