Last week in the first of a forthcoming series of weekly blog posts we made two assertions:
- That we at Project 90 have taken the time over several years to understand the impacts and benefits of Coal, Nuclear and Renewable electricity supply and our findings have led us to conclude that the true costs of Coal and Nuclear are in fact much higher than we can afford, and
- That Renewable energy can indeed keep the lights on.
This week we start to share with you our findings on the true costs of energy supply and as always, invite you to point out any holes you spot in our arguments.
We will begin by checking out the big electricity supply infrastructure that South Africa has built since 1976, what our big power stations currently produce and for whom. Then we will shed some light on cost estimates and conclude with a…
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