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S. Africa’s Power Crisis Sparks Interest in Solar Power

South Africa is enduring an unprecedented power generation crisis. Electricity blackouts continue across the country as its power monopoly, Eskom, plunges deeper into chaos. Eskom acknowledges it failed to maintain important infrastructure for the past 20 years. As winter begins to bite, South Africa is bracing for widespread electricity outages, and demand for alternative sources of energy is spiking. A diesel-driven generator powers a restaurant in Johannesburg. For the third day in a...

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