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The world experienced its largest increase in green, renewable energy in 2015, adding over 147 gigawatts of wind, solar and other...
Two wind farms, with a generating capacity of 250 megawatts and representing an investment of R5.9-billion, will be built by the Irish company, Mainstream Renewable Power. The wind farms are in the Nama Khoi municipality in Northern Cape and in the Cape Winelands district.
Kathu Solar Park and Redstone Solar Thermal Power will each add 100MW capacity to the electricity grid. Concentrated solar thermal power is able to store solar power generated the day, meaning they will continue to supply energy at night. They add to the five plants already commissioned.