Lexington Herald 23 June 2010.

(This article is about the USA, but could equally well apply to South Africa – irp2)

As our nation climbs out of the biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression, we still face a jobless recovery and a dangerous dependence on fossil fuels that put our nation’s economy and security at risk. But an investment and commitment to renewable energy could shift this course dramatically by creating hundreds of thousands of jobs, saving consumers money on their energy bills and putting us on a path to energy independence.