Coal keeps getting more expensive but the sun costs nothing

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dc.contributor.author Abrahams, Yvette
dc.date.accessioned 2013-09-13T17:12:39Z
dc.date.available 2013-09-13T17:12:39Z
dc.date.issued 2013-08
dc.identifier.citation Abrahams, Y. (2013). Coal keeps getting more expensive but the sun costs nothing. Cape Times: 9. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10625/51665
dc.description Due to copyright restrictions, this item cannot be shared en
dc.description.abstract The economics of energy is gradually forcing profit-making enterprises out of fossil fuels. Easily accessible coal has already been mined and meanwhile, the costs of renewable energy sources have decreased by 25%. This article in the Cape Times (2013) newspaper argues for a move towards solar power, as well as a re-think of “pro-poor” tariffs, especially in relation to service provision for the “backyard dweller” populations who account for 672,000 South African households. en
dc.format.extent 1 digital file (p. 9) en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher IOL en
dc.subject COAL en
dc.subject SOLAR ENERGY en
dc.subject FOSSIL FUELS en
dc.subject ENERGY SOURCES en
dc.subject SOUTH AFRICA en
dc.subject RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES en
dc.subject SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT en
dc.subject CLIMATE CHANGE en
dc.subject SOUTH OF SAHARA en
dc.subject PRO-POOR en
dc.subject ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION en
dc.subject MUNICIPAL SERVICES en
dc.subject VULNERABLE GROUPS en
dc.title Coal keeps getting more expensive but the sun costs nothing en
dc.type Media Article en
idrc.project.number 106574
idrc.project.title Exploration for an Automatic Translation Architecture for Bantu en
idrc.dspace.access IDRC Only en
idrc.rims.adhocgroup IDRC SUPPORTED en


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