South Africa has some of the best renewable energy resources in the World -- It's time we started using them more!
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.
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.
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...
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!
Since the 1990s, wind and solar power installations around the world have grown faster than any other power plant technology.
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!
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.
Our new report highlights once again that nuclear power is a dead-end: it would lock the country into an out-dated, expensive and deadly energy future.
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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