'Offshore wind can power SA'

SA made an international pledge in 2009 to cut emissions by 42% by the end of 2025

13 December 2020 - 00:06 By TONY CARNIE

SA has yet to build any large, sea-based wind farms, but the first comprehensive assessment of offshore wind energy potential suggests that large wind turbines off the KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape coasts could generate between 15% and 800% of current electricity demand...

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