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www.googlyfish.co.za South Africa Can Go 100% Renewable! - Care2 News Network

Saturday May 28, 2011, 11:30 am South Africa's Renewable Energy Gold Rush (Energy Matters) Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to become the new boom region for global renewable energy investment, according to a new international study. Research contained in a report from market research firm Frost and Sullivan has found that African nations such as Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa are instituting renewable energy-friendly policies which it says will attract major investment once fully realised. According to Frost and Sullivan Energy and Power Systems Programme Manager Cornelis van der Waal, it is these “pro RE” (renewable energy) government schemes that have helped small-scale solar and wind generation projects contribute to the overall growth of the industry. "South Africa and Kenya, leaders in the RE industry, have announced feed-in tariffs for RE projects along with other regi...

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