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Gwede Mantashe.
Gwede Mantashe.
Felix Dlangamandla

When Minerals and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe said President Cyril Ramaphosa was "twisting [his] arm to move in his direction" on embedded power generation, he was not being facetious.

News24 understands Mantashe and his officials were hell-bent on opposing a raise in the threshold for embedded generation projects from 1MW to 100MW.

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