Today: 23.Nov.2020

Geert de Vries: Energy-related information for Africa is scarce. This relates to information about installed systems, potential sources, transmission and distribution grid penetration, and current use. When we consider the population served by electricity we are including grid-connected as well as off-grid decentralised installations, which are usually diesel.

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Energy-related information for Africa is scarce. This relates to information about installed systems, potential sources, transmission and distribution grid penetration, and current use. When we consider the population served by electricity we are including grid-connected as well as off-grid decentralised installations, which are usually diesel.

Geert de Vries, physicist: One day, when the CO2 scam is finally unmasked, some nuclear advocates will stand there as part of the scam. Meanwhile our climate varies due to solar and oceanic causes.

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Geert de Vries, physicist: Since 2010 I said that nuclear power should not sail under the false green flag that advertises its nil-CO2 output. That is because CO2 does not do what it is accused of, and one day people will find out. Then nuclear will lose the traction that came with the nil-CO2. And nuclear will once again be saddled with the old bugbears nuclear waste, radiation danger and proliferation. Until recently I expected that day to be another decade or more in the future.

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