International companies ready to partner with SA in renewable energy space – Dames

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- biznews.com | a month ago

The power blackouts in South Africa have severely hampered businesses and especially mines over the past months.

Eskom has been declared by many business leaders as a national energy crisis and many are now looking towards generating their own power. Also geared to take advantage of this, are the companies who want to speed up the use of renewable sources like wind and solar energy to fill the gap left by Eskom.

While the Government has committed itself to have renewable energy in its mix of resources, Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe is accused of stalling the process as he is said to be protecting the jobs of coal miners.

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