Eskom are diluting low-cost energy with expensive mistakes - solar expert

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The government backing of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), reaffirmed by President Jacob Zuma in his State of the Nation address last week, will enable the continuation of the renewable energy programme that aims to provide 17 800 MW of renewable energy to South Africa by 2030. 

This is according to the chairman of Solar Capital, Paschal Phelan, who joined us in studio. 

In this second part of the interview, Paschal weighs in on some of the criticisms levelled against Eskom (in the wake of the Dentons report), as well as government's nuclear plans. Watch for more. 

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