The new plan calls for additional capacity of 8.1 GW gas, 8.1 GW wind, 5.6 GW solar, 2,500 MW from hydro and 1,000 MW from coal by 2030.
The S African plans would have cost around $100 billion – the size of the entire South African budget, according to CCTV.
Interestingly, Theresa May departs for South Africa on a trade mission tomorrow. I wonder if she will think there might be a lesson for her with respect to her own vastly expensive nuclear expansion plan.
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