New South Africa plan looks to cut coal reliance, expand renewables

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first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Bloomberg:South Africa has dropped proposals to boost supply from nuclear plants in its latest energy blueprint and will increasingly harness renewable sources as it trims a reliance on coal.“There will be a study to determine if more nuclear is needed after 2030,” Energy Minister Jeff Radebe told reporters in Pretoria on Monday. “But until then, there is no increase in nuclear generation envisaged.”The long-awaited update of the country’s Integrated Resource Plan for power sector spending, the first in eight years, calls for the biggest increase in capacity from wind and natural gas.Wind and natural gas are each projected to increase by 8,100 megawatts of capacity, while 5,670 megawatts will come from solar and 2,500 megawatts from hydropower, according to the plan. Coal, which currently makes up the bulk of the country’s energy source, will add 1,000 megawatts. The Department of Energy, the National Energy Regulator of South Africa and state-owned utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. are tasked with carrying out the proposals.President Cyril Ramaphosa has this year overseen the replacement of Eskom’s leadership as he seeks to attract $100 billion of investment to the country. A program to add more renewable power from independent producers has been revived.“There is significant change in the energy mix post 2030, which is mainly driven by decommissioning of old coal power plants that reach their end of life,” Radebe said. Close to 30 gigawatts of Eskom’s coal fleet is to reach end-of-life by 2040, according to the draft document.More: South Africa drops nuclear, adds renewables in energy plan New South Africa plan looks to cut coal reliance, expand renewableslast_img read more

GVF to send teams to French Guiana for Tri-Nation U-20 championships

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first_imgTHE Guyana Volleyball Federation (GVF) has selected a male and female team to represent Guyana this weekend at a Tri-Nation tournament slated for French Guiana from tomorrow.According to information received, the GVF received an invitation from the French Guiana Volleyball Federation to be a part of the Tri-Nation series which also includes Suriname.Since receiving the invitation, the GVF’s Selection Committee headed by former national captain and current national coach, Levi Nedd, has put together a squad of male and female players who underwent intensive training in Georgetown and was expected to leave yesterday for French Guiana.Both the male and females wrapped up their preparation at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue.last_img

Zrinjski, Široki Brijeg and Gošk won in the 16th round of BiH Premier League

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first_imgFootball players of Zrinjski, Široki Brijeg and GOŠK won in three matches of the 16th round of BiH Premier League, reports FENA.Zrinjski defeated Leotar in Mostar with 2:0. The home team scored its first goal in 77th minute via Radeljić who scored second goal for Zrinjski in 89th minute for the final result 2:0.Football club Široki Brijeg defeated Slavija from Lukavica with 1:0 via Džedić  in 20th minute.Football club GOŠK defeated Gradina in Gabela with 1:0 via Bošnjak in 56th minute.Zrinjski the fourth team with 29 points, Leotar is the 9th team with 22 points, Široki Brijeg is 5th team with 28 points, Slavija is 6th team with 26 points, GOŠK is 13th team 15 points and Gradina is the last team with 3 points.last_img