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RENEWABLE ENERGY: WHERE ARE THE JOBS – LAUNCH ON 28 MARCH 2017

The long awaited AIDC-commissioned research – RENEWABLE ENERGY: WHERE ARE THE JOBS – A Critique Of The Government’s Socio-Economic Programme – will be launched at AIDC at 18.00 on the 28th.

Liz McDaid, the well-known researcher and social activist, will introduce her research findings and recommendations.  The meeting will be Chaired by Tasneem Essop, former Provincial Minister of Environment, Planning and Economic Development in the Western Cape and a current member of the National Planning Commission.

There will also be lots of time for questions and discussions, which can include Eskom’s threatened closure of 5 coal mines which Eskom claims to be a direct consequence of the government’s renewable energy programme.

For further information contact

Dominic Brown or Jeff Rudin
021 447 5770

 

RENEWABLE ENERGY Where are the jobs? 

Resources

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Book:  Electric Capitalism Recolonising Africa on the power grid

by David A McDonald

 

Download the complete book for free from the HSRC website or click here

Electric Capitalism Recolonising Africa on the power grid

See Chapter 7:

Electric Capitalism Chapter 7 Renewable energy Harnessing the power of Africa L McDaid

 

Additional Reports by Liz McDaid:

Benchmarking best practice and promoting accountability in the electricity sector: A comparison of processes for incorporating public comment into electricity governance.

 

ENERGY CHOICES FOR THE GREEN ECONOMY IN SOUTH AFRICA