Wind energy ‘can be done’

International experience with renewable energy shows that the goal of an energy efficient country can be achieved, an industry insider has said.

“[The US] has just installed 26 000MW over a period of three years which basically tells me that it can be done,” Ivan Jones, Wind Power Energy Association vice-president told News24.

SA faces dual problems of pollution due to electricity production via coal-fired plants and heightened demand.

Jones was speaking at the Wind Power Africa Conference & Renewable Energy Exhibition underway in Cape Town and insisted that renewable energy was coming to SA… Read more

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