24 Jul '16, 9pm

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#NuclearCommissionSAust Bill Gates: Solar is not the energy solution Africa needs

Source: Flickr/Statsministerens kontor Bill Gates once again shunned solar power from his vision for energy access in Africa in his talk at the University of Pretoria in South Africa on Sunday, where he argued that whilst “cheap, clean energy” is what Africa needs, solar does not fit the bill. During the delivery of his Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, the Microsoft founder and philanthropist identified that Africa, like the rest of the world, is in need of a “breakthrough energy miracle that provides cheap, clean energy for everyone.” Africa is more dependent on such a phenomenon than other continents, because seven in ten Africans still lack power at present, while more than 500 million Africans still will not have electricity by 2040. This is not the first time Gates has taken a less than welcoming stance to solar power. In February, during an interview with a news outlet...

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