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Use Me More

Hub | September 23, 2011 at 10:18

South Africa has some of the best renewable energy resources in the World -- It's time we started using them more!

The Energy [R]evolution Gets Going!

Feature story | June 24, 2011 at 16:51

A new Greenpeace report on the state of the global power plant market shows that since the 1990s, installations of wind and solar grew faster than any other power plant technology.

Get a Use Me More Badge

Page | January 20, 2012 at 11:20

In South Africa, we have some of the best renewable energy resources in the world. Sadly, they have been largely overlooked by government. The Sun and Wind are practically begging to be used more!

The Advanced Energy [R]evolution

Feature story | May 24, 2011 at 14:54

South Africa can create around 150 000 new jobs in the energy sector in the next 20 years, and at the same time safeguard against catastrophic climate change -- according to Greenpeace's new 'Advanced Energy [R]evolution' report.

Stopping Climate Change with Renewables

Feature story | September 19, 2011 at 11:01

Our country suffers from an addiction to coal - 94% of our electricity comes from it, and Eskom is currently building two of the biggest coal-fired power stations in the world (Medupi and Kusile). As a result, we are among the biggest carbon...

Renewables and Job Creation

Feature story | September 19, 2011 at 11:00

Investing in South Africa’s incredible renewable energy sources, like the sun and wind, won’t only give South Africa huge energy rewards, but will also create 150,000 new jobs by 2030!

Clean and Safe Energy Future

Feature story | September 19, 2011 at 11:06

At present 90% of South Africa’s electricity comes from coal. It’s why we’re ranked as the world’s 12th largest emitter of CO2 – and by far the largest emitter on the African continent.

Firing Up New Industries With Renewable Energy

Feature story | September 19, 2011 at 11:04

Since the 1990s, wind and solar power installations around the world have grown faster than any other power plant technology.

The True Cost of Coal

Feature story | October 26, 2011 at 11:20

Catastrophic climate change and uncontrollable debt are burdens South Africans will have to bear for their government’s addiction to coal. On top of the escalating construction costs for Kusile, the monstrous coal-fired power plant, the country...

More Jobs and Progress for South Africa

Feature story | October 14, 2011 at 8:50

Greenpeace Africa’s new green jobs briefing ‘More jobs and progress for South Africa: The Advanced Energy [R]evolution scenario and its impact’ shows how South Africa’s economy and citizens will benefit immensely if the government invests...

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