The report at hand summarises the key findings of the COBENEFITS Assessment Series, quantifying essential co-benefi ts of decarbonising the power sector in South Africa. The COBENEFITS South Africa Assessment series can be directly accessed through www.cobenefi ts.info. Building on the opportunities presented, the report formulates a set of policy actions to allow government institutions to create an enabling political environment to unlock the social and economic co-benefi ts of the new energy world of renewables for the people of South Africa. The policy options were generated during a series of roundtable dialogues and consultations with government institutions, industry associations, and expert and civil society organisations (CSOs) in the years 2019 and 2020.
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IASS Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies Potsdam, UfU Unabhängiges Institut für Umweltfragen, IET International Energy Transition GmbH, & CSIR Council for Scientifi c and Industrial Research (Eds.). (2020). Making the Paris Agreement a success for the planet and the people of South Africa. Unlocking the co-benefits of decarbonising South Africa’s power sector. IASS Report, December 2020.
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