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Eskom CEO, André de Ruyter.
Eskom CEO, André de Ruyter.
Deon Raath

Solar, wind and gas energy are quick ways to help plug South Africa's immediate power gap, and they're more economical too than most conventional power sources, Eskom CEO André de Ruyter has said.

"We need electricity quickly," he told News24 on the sidelines of a reception at the French residence in Pretoria on Wednesday evening to mark the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement on the climate on Thursday. 

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