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Gordhan: Eskom should be allowed to compete in the renewable space

'There’s no reason, if the coal side of the business begins to decline slowly, that Eskom shouldn’t be a supplier of renewable energy as well'

South Africa has a new energy plan

It’s five years late, but we now have a blueprint for energy. It calls for a mix, with wind and gas challenging coal for dominance

Energy department cuts budget allocation for clean energy

The department of energy plans to cut its budget allocation for clean energy, much to the disappointment of the portfolio committee on energy

Eskom should boost its output of in-house renewables

Pressing ahead with coal and nuclear power generation projects has come at a huge and unsustainable cost – to both Eskom and the country

Five facts that prove South Africa’s nuclear power plan should die

South Africa's obsession with nuclear energy under the leadership of President Zuma, is dangerous.

Cape Verde’s goal is 100% renewable energy by 2025. Why it may just do it

Cape Verde's 550,000 residents have access to electricity, but about one-third still rely on firewood and charcoal for cooking

SA green energy hit by doubt

The state’s inertia has cost the country jobs and investment, and the decision to drop what it will pay is a blow to energy producers

Big boost in jobs in renewable energy sector worldwide with 10-million now employed

But in SA, despite an initial good start, the government has eroded the sector that could provide cheap electricity and thousands of jobs

Nuclear turn-off tumbles giants

Westinghouse and Areva’s troubles have been compounded by the anti-nuclear lobby, but developing world ambitions remain.

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