Cape Town - Cabinet on Wednesday approved the implementation
of "key tasks" to speed up the solar water geyser roll-out
programme, government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi said on Thursday.
Briefing the media after cabinet's regular fortnightly
meeting, he said these included developing guidelines for the programme, engaging with potential funders and establishing a steering
Eskom was granted R1.15bn by the National Energy Regulator
of SA through the multi-year price determination process to
install 259 000 systems.
To date, 144 141 systems have been installed at a cost of
The multi-year price determination process has already been approved and will enable Eskom to
increase installations to 446 000 units by the end of the 2012 financial year,