It’s a slow move to solar energy in SA

Stumbling blocks need to be removed to make the change from coal-fired power stations

South Africa is making efforts to increase the use of solar photovoltaic energy. But it is happening at a very slow pace.

Solar photovoltaic contributes less than 5% (https://www.csir.co.za/sites/default/files/Documents/Statistics%20of%20power%20in%20SA%202022-CSIR-%5BFINAL%5D.pdf) to the country’s energy mix, despite the sunny climate, which is favourable for solar photovoltaic energy generation (https://www.irena.org/publications/2022/Mar/World-Energy-Transitions-Outlook-2022)...

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