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Green industrial transformation and economic development
Lunch time seminar 16th of March 1.30-2.30 with Dr Tilman Altenburg ERC Seminar room Tilman is a senior researcher at the German Development Institute in Bonn, Germany. He is visiting UCT for three weeks. He recently published a book on ‘Green...
ERC comments on second Draft Carbon Tax Bill
The Finance Minister announced in the 2018 Budget Speech that the carbon tax “will be implemented from 1 January 2019.”
A presentation by Dr. Grové Steyn on Eskom’s financial crisis and the viability of coal-fired power in South Africa: Implications for Kusile and the older coal-fire
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Wednesday, 25 April 2018
Quantifying the benefits of the Energy Transition in South Africa

The contours of the global power sector are changing rapidly due to ongoing technological advance, particularly in the renewable energy space. With these advances, the economics of power systems are changing. For South Africa, a country with considerable renewable energy potential, the implications of these advances for the nature of power sector investments are potentially large.

Publication Date:
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 13:00
Natural gas in South Africa

A significant ERC research report into the potential for gas utilisation over the long term in the South African energy system has been made available on this website.

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 11:45
High carbon price needed for climate goals

Leading economists say that a strong carbon price is needed to drive large-scale climate action.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 11:30
Challenges in implementing GHG emissions mitigation policy

Newly available online: a paper by Trollip and Boulle exploring challenges in implementing greenhouse gas emissions mitigation policy in South Africa, using John Kingdon’s Multiple Streams Analysis Framework.

Publication Date:
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 09:45

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