Uptake of renewable energy technologies low � Expert

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PALAPYE: The use of renewable energy in Botswana is low despite power supply challenges and this calls for an assessment to identify the impediments.

Ackim Zulu of the University of Zambia said at an international conference on clean energy for sustainable growth in developing countries here on Wednesday that barriers that impeded the development of renewable energy technology are identifiable.

The barriers include policy and legal matters, exotic technologies, lack of qualified personnel as well as low-cost financing.

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