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Royal Bafokeng applauds President’s energy plan, nears decision on solar
Anglo’s big on-site solar, off-site wind plan lays foundation for green hydrogen
And, High-flying Glencore locks in renewable power, prioritises future-facing metals
Royal Bafokeng Platinum applauded President Cyril Ramaphosa’s energy plan, which involves the introduction of new generation capacity to the grid as quickly as possible to give Eskom the required headroom to carry out much-needed maintenance on its ageing coal fleet.
Royal Bafokeng Platinum CEO Steve Phiri:
The planned construction by Anglo American of on-site solar plants and off-site regional wind farms is designed to create a renewable energy ecosystem that reduces Scope 2 emissions and lays the foundation for green hydrogen production.
Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad
Diversified miner and marketer Glencore is taking steps to progress its decarbonisation pathway, including a number of renewable power purchase agreements to reduce the Scope 1 and 2 emissions in its business and managing down its Scope 3 emissions largely through the rundown of its coal business.
Glencore CEO Gary Nagle:
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