South Africa: President Ramaphosa Eases Restrictions On Renewable Energy

Today, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced amendments to Schedule Two of the Electricity Regulation Act that will allow South African businesses to self-generate 100MW of electricity. In response, Greenpeace Africa’s Climate and Energy Campaigner Thandile Chinyavanhu has said:

“Greenpeace Africa welcomes President Ramaphosa’s decision to lift the threshold on Independent Power Producers generation to 100 MW, the next step is to capitalise on the potential of the residential sector to address South…


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