Energy expert Hilton Trollip, GRG research fellow and independent consultant, says much-needed renewable energy projects will combat both load shedding and the rising cost of electricity. Breakfast host Refilwe Moloto, from Cape Talk, chats to Hilton Trollip. Listen to the podcast here >>>
South Africa's government needs to accelerate and expand its renewable energy programme to avoid Eskom's load shedding woes, says energy sector specialist Hilton Trollip. Eskom announced the implementation of Stage 2 load shedding on Monday evening after eight unit breakdowns at eight different power stations within a 24 hour period.