A recent Mail and Guardian article entitled “Call for industrial sector to save energy” (22 Feb 2013), stated that energy efficiency needs to improve by 5% in order to reduce the power demands on the vulnerable Eskom supply system. An alternative approach would be to still use the most efficient equipment (as this reduces the operating costs) but to rather supply as much of this equipment from solar PV power, as what makes financially feasible sense… (more)

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