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Local government must lead the energy future

City Press via News24 reports that municipalities want a bigger role in the energy future. They want to be allowed to generate their own electricity and to purchase directly from independent power producers.

This was an overwhelming call from those that attended 2018 South African Local Government Association (SALGA) Energy Summit in Sandton last week. The summit brought under one roof, mayors, municipal managers, councillors, municipal officials and different players in the energy and non-governmental sectors under the theme: "Defining the Energy Future of Local Government”.

Click here to access the full article, as sourced from News24 on 26 March 2018. 

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