South Africa’s Low Emission Development Strategy 2050 is the country’s most recent emissions reductions plan.
South Africa suffers from crippling power outages, locally known as load shedding. In the first three months of 2021, load shedding occurred for 650 hours.
The Independent Power Producers (IPP) procurement programme is part of the South African government’s answer to its energy generation shortage.
A wind turbine works by harnessing the power of the wind to create wind energy. The wind turns large blades around a rotor. This, in turn, powers a generator, which creates electricity.
The South African government’s commitment to fast-track water use licence applications is good news for independent power producers, a law firm says.