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South Africa: Lost opportunities threaten net zero targets

Issue 495 - 20 Nov 2023 - By John Hamilton , Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 3 minute read

African Energy Live Data started consistently monitoring power project pipelines across the continent eight years ago. An analysis of the figures for South Africa shows a tragic lost opportunity in the shape of many gigawatts of potential renewable generation capacity with no foreseeable chance of being connected to the grid.

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