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Date Set For 27 Independent Electricity Projects Contract Signing

Jeff-Radebe

Eskom is to sign a long time deferred concurrences with independent producers for sustainable power source one week from now, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe announced.

The 27 renewable energy projects would create more than 61,000 new jobs and enable R56-billion of new investment in the economy, he said in a statement.

Eskom has been stalling on payment of the projects, despite former president Jacob Zuma having announced two years ago that the projects would go ahead.

The projects have the potential to add more than 2,000 megawatts to the national electricity grid.

Terence Govender, chairman of the SA Renewable Energy Council, welcomed Radebe’s commitment to having the agreements signed.

 

 

 

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