South Africa renewables: Industry reveals its benefits

Africa Energy
Issue 293 • 29 January 2015

New figures show renewable energy as the one bright spot in South Africa’s deeply troubled power sector. With  around 1,600MW of wind and solar now supplying the grid, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research calculates that renewable power resulted in fuel savings and other economic benefits totalling $458m in 2014.  Click here to download full article.

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Market Segment
System Size
Total Capacity
0 - 30 kWp
Commercial and Industrial (C&I) - SSEG
30kWp - 1MWp
C&I Large Scale and utility scale
1MWP - 50MWp
Utility Scale
> 50MWp