Solar Park Planned for the Northern Cape

Solar power, a clean alternative to both fossil fuels and nuclear power, would help alleviate the pressure on South Africa’s largely coal-based energy supply while boosting the country’s overall energy capacity and helping the country achieve its target of a 34% reduction in carbon emissions by 2020.
The government is driving a project to build a multi-billion rand solar park, a concentrated zone of solar generating plants and solar component manufacturing facilities in the Northern Cape, in partnership with private investors.

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