Renewable energy, now

Yesterday, energy investors and other stakeholders heard familiar-sounding noises on the country’s commitment to greater adoption of renewable energy at national level.

As he and his predecessors have dutifully done over the years, Energy Minister,Kitso Mokaila, assured his audience that government is committed to national level uptake of renewable energy and is in fact working on several projects to ensure this takes place.

Compelling as Mokaila’s speech was, the trouble with it is that most of the ears in the conference room at GICC have heard the same pronouncements before. They have heard about the 1.3MW Phakalane solar plant, the planned 100MW solar power station and the various biofuel initiatives across the country. They have also heard about the Energy Policy and its goal to have a quarter of the country’s energy renewable by 2030.

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