Cape Town’s drive to move off Eskom’s grid has received another boost after the International Finance Corporation (IFC), an affiliate of the World Bank, donated close to R6m to assist with the city’s energy transition.

The city said the donation in the form of technical assistance will go towards its sustainable energy projects. The DA-led metro wants to be less reliant on Eskom, the beleaguered power utility that has been struggling to keep the lights on...

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