The Advanced Energy (R)evolution: a sustainable energy outlook for South Africa

Wind Turbine, Australia © Cameron Wheatley

Wind Turbine, Australia © Cameron Wheatley

Greenpeace, 2011.

The Advanced Energy [R]evolution’ is a detailed and practical blueprint for cutting carbon emissions, replacing fossil fuels and nuclear power with renewable energy, and growing the economy. It is one of the most comprehensive plans to resolve the country’s need for energy security and a sustainable energy future, ever.

The report shows that renewable energy is mature, ready for implementation, and can be deployed on a large scale. It means that as renewable energy is scaled up, we can start phasing out coal, an energy source incompatible with the goal of avoiding runaway climate change.

Read the full report here