n Local Government Bulletin - Heeding the call for sustainable energy use
|Article Title||Heeding the call for sustainable energy use|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||Local Government Bulletin|
|Author||Jaap De Visser|
|Publication Date||Oct 2008|
|Pages||6 - 8|
Energy experts agree that the installation of domestic solar water heaters (SWHs) could significantly reduce the demand for electricity. The figures suggest that a roll-out of SWHs could eliminate the need for one large coal power station (and thus significantly reduce CO2 emissions). This roll-out could be achieved through a variety of measures, ranging from financial incentives for the purchase of SWHs and the promotion of the SWH industry to regulation.
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