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How this CEO is putting surplus power back into the Eskom grid

12 December 2019 7:19 PM
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Is there an option for mass solar supply to South Africa in the near future? This entrepreneur thinks so.

Grant Pattison, CEO at Edcon, has decided to give his surplus PV power back to the grid, despite not being paid for it.

He has built up photovoltaic panels on his house and has managed to put a kilowatt or two back into the grid.

He says municipalities should encourage residents to put panels into their houses that are connected to the grid.

The technology already exists. What's missing is the regulations allowing municipalities to buy electricity from someone other than Eskom.

Grant Pattison, CEO at Edcon
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This article first appeared on 702 : How this CEO is putting surplus power back into the Eskom grid


12 December 2019 7:19 PM
Tags:
Ramaphosa
Edcon
Grant Pattison
#LoadShedding
#Eskom
#EskomLoadShedding

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