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SA must scrap nuclear plans, focus on roof-top solar revolution - Greenpeace

Greenpeace executive director Kumi Naidoo says renewable energy alternatives are the best way to move the country forward.

Naidoo has urged the South African government to respond more aggressively to renewable energy efforts, and abandon the pursuit of nuclear power.

South Africa has massive potential to become leaders in renewable energy - especially solar. We are appealing to our government to engage in a roof-top solar revolution.

Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace executive director

Following the South African International Renewable Energy Conference (SAIREC) in Cape Town, Naidoo spoke on the progress and potential of renewable energy.

Listen to the full conversation (with John Webb standing in) on CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:


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