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BRIEF: Lights are out but renewables are in

Eskom will implement stage two load shedding from Thursday until Sunday after two of its generation units tripped. The power utility said its systems were vulnerable and warned it may have to extend the power cuts if needed (sigh!). But on another note, the renewable energy industry is booming thanks to an uptick in SA businesses turning to renewables like solar power, BusinessLive reported. We wrote a simple guide to keeping the lights on when Eskom can’t – read it at explain.co.za.

This brief was originally published in The Wrap here.