Electricity production in southern Africa continues to fall short of the level needed to support both household and commercial needs. It is widely agreed that regional cooperation and integration in energy planning and development could help to tackle this issue and unlock the potential for economic development in Southern Africa. But how?
The University of Cape Town’s Energy Research Centre has published a report entitled “An assessment of new coal plants in South Africa’s electricity future: the cost, emissions, and supply security implications of the coal IPP programme”.
Southern Africa faces an energy crisis. Despite efforts to increase electricity generation, the region still struggles to meet rising demand. How can countries work together to develop a secure low-carbon energy infrastructure to meet increased demand and ensure universal energy access?