Picture: 123RF/SEBASTIEN DECORET
Picture: 123RF/SEBASTIEN DECORET

A recent study conducted jointly by Meridian Economics and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s energy centre shows that SA’s lowest-cost power system now consists primarily of renewable energy, with gas power and battery backup. These circumstances create an opportunity for a large, sustained, mostly private sector-financed investment programme. Michael Avery speaks to Dr Grove Steyn, member of the president’s economic advisory council and CEO of Meridian Economics.

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