Coal is destroying South Africa. Renewables are the future
Thank you to Mail & Guardian. The time is now. Dream it; Build it.
Eskom is too big to fail. The fate of the power utility and the fate of this country are one and the same. And right now plans to rescue Eskom lie in doubling down on its coal-fired power plants, on a fleet that can — on a day without load-shedding — only provide about 70% of its own capacity.
We are not making this up. This is what the government itself has said.