oa CSIR Science Scope - The race for electricity provision : overview

Volume 4, Issue 1
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Much has been said about the South African energy situation. The reality is that the country faces four challenges with respect to the provision of electricity to South African consumers and industry : Security and supply, i.e. our generation and distribution infrastructure, power stations and the risk of load shedding; energy intensity, i.e. the amount of electricity we use as a nation to generate GDP; emissions and the environmental impact, seen against the backdrop of climate change; electricity access (or lack thereof) of our population.

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