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South African Renewable Energy Council launches new chapter for the green economy

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26 May 2014

The South African Renewable Energy Council (“SAREC”) was launched at a function at the SAREC Offices in Parkwood, Johannesburg. The Council is an umbrella body for all renewable energy industry associations in South Africa and founder members include SAPVIA (Solar Power) SASTELA (Solar thermal power); SESSA (Sustainable Energy) and SAWEA (Wind Energy).

The technologies represented are installing nearly 4,000 MW of new electricity into the South African Grid and have provided thousands of South African home with solar water heating, heat exchangers and rooftop solar power.Board member Davin Chown (SAPVIA) explained to guests how the vision of a single voice for the renewable energy industry had developed in the years leading up to the negotiation of the Green Economy Accord.  Read more…

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