Why Subsidised Wind & Solar Are Sending South Africa’s Power Prices Into Orbit

Rocketing power prices and grid instability are two inescapable consequences of subsidised wind and solar. While sunshine and breezes might be free, attempting to run your power system using nature’s gifts, brings with it a raft of other costs which RE zealots tend to gloss over. The electricity generation and distribution system – which wind […]

South Africa Slams the Door on Wind Power: Nuclear Powered Future Beckons

*** STT followers might have tumbled to the fact that we’ve been pretty heavily focused on SA over the last month. However, in this post, we head a few thousand clicks, west across the Indian Ocean to another ‘SA’; this time South Africa, which appears entirely sensible enough to be able to avoid the power […]