10 July 2012:
PARIS, July 10 (UPI) — The International Energy Agency said solar radiation patterns in South Africa mean the country could get a bulk of its energy from solar power by 2030.
The IEA said it identified South Africa as a country that has optimal radiation patterns for solar energy. Through a roadmap, the IEA said it would help chart a course for the country to generate as much as 42 percent of its electricity from renewable sources like solar power by 2030. Read more…