Power to, and from, the people
11 July 2012:
Solar power generation is a great fit for sunny SA. But for a long time it’s been too expensive for individuals, and even most businesses, to consider.
The price of installation and maintenance is falling and equipment is becoming more efficient, but with the storage of surplus electricity prohibitively expensive, and with no way of easing Eskom’s demand burden by supplying excess energy to the grid, questions are being asked about whether enough being done to encourage uptake of the technology. Read more…