Wasting money onalternate energy sources

2015-05-23 11:08

IT was with a sinking heart that I read the front-page article in The Witness (May 19).

You see, we actually believed the experts who said we will continue to experience load shedding for many years to come, and so we bought a generator recently.

A few years ago, when we were warned to prepare for load shedding throughout the winter, we bought two battery-operated lamps.

Within a week or two of the “crisis” announcement, came word that the problem had been solved. Our lamps stay charged for the inevitable return to crisis mode.

Now that we have a generator, I read: “Load shedding may be a thing of the past in Pietermaritzburg”.

Make up your minds, won’t you!

How much money has been wasted on alternative energy sources because we keep getting contradictory messages?

EDITH DEMPSTER

Pietermaritzburg

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