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Drop in solar costs could change the game for renewables, says guru

27 November 2018 5:57 PM
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Eskom
Solar energy
Renewable energy
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SOLA Future Energy
Dominic Willis
The affordability of solar power could dramatically reduce reliance on Eskom, especially for medium and large businesses.

The cost of solar energy batteries is on the decline, says expert Dominic Willis.

Willis is the CEO at SOLA Future Energy and says the adoption of solar energy could soon be less expensive.

WATCH: Robben Island gets solar farm and goes green

He says the affordability of solar power will dramatically reduce the reliance on power utility Eskom, especially for medium and large businesses.

This is thanks to advances in battery technology and a drop in the costs of power storage components.

We can quite clearly see where the picture is headed.

Dominic Willis, CEO at SOLA Future Energy 

You need relative scale to achieve these numbers, it doesn't quite work yet on the residential scale.

Dominic Willis, CEO at SOLA Future Energy 

The cost trajectory is turning the wheel around. It's becoming a lot more obvious where our generation's technology will come from in the next 5 to 10 years.

Dominic Willis, CEO at SOLA Future Energy 

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27 November 2018 5:57 PM
Tags:
Eskom
Solar energy
Renewable energy
Power
SOLA Future Energy
Dominic Willis

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