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The Current Situation in the Republic of South Africa

  • Bruno G. PolletEmail author
  • Iain Staffell
  • Kerry-Ann Adamson
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Energy book series (BRIEFSENERGY)

Abstract

This Chapter focusses on the current energy landscape in South Africa as well as the challenges that the country is currently facing. It also highlights on the energy demand and resources.

Keywords

Energy South Africa Renewables Investment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruno G. Pollet
    • 1
    Email author
  • Iain Staffell
    • 2
  • Kerry-Ann Adamson
    • 3
  1. 1.Eau2EnergyNottinghamUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Imperial College Business SchoolLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.4th Energy Wave LtdEdinbughUnited Kingdom

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