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New study reaches a stunning conclusion about the cost of solar and wind energy

New study reaches a stunning conclusion about the cost of solar and wind energy By Joe Romm Building new renewables is now cheaper than just running old coal and nuclear plants. In one of the fastest and most astonishing turnarounds

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Renewable energy is the answer

Renewable energy is the answer By Richard Worthington | Amandla 43 | December 2015 Renewable energy development is increasingly recognised (by mainstream institutions and people at large) as the most promising and urgent priority to solve three key energy questions:

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The Coal Truckers, Koko And The Renewable Energy Smoke Screen

To insinuate that the non-renewal of coal trucking contracts with Eskom is because of investment in renewable energy is disingenuous. The truck drivers’ protest on Wednesday last week (1 March) talks to a very legitimate concern about job security in

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Getting the energy mix right – towards a publicly driven, socially owned renewable energy sector!

Getting the energy mix right – towards a publicly driven, socially owned renewable energy sector! Amandla! Issue No.35 | AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2014 In his State of the Nation address of 26 June 2014, President Zuma called for “a radical transformation of

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Molewa: Come clean on emissions

MINISTER Edna Molewa’s public rebuttal of a civil society complaint to the public protector regarding the elaboration of desired reductions in greenhouse gas emissions denies any shortcoming. This simply affirms the need for intervention by a Chapter 9 institution. The

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