Seminar on 19 October, 2017 – How much energy poverty can be through carbon tax revenues?

Event: Harald Winkler and UCT’s Energy Research Centre on 19 October, 2017.

Harald Winkler You are invited to a seminar at which Prof Winkler will share some recent work, analyzing how much energy poverty can be reduced by spending carbon tax revenues in South Africa. The seminar is based on a think-piece, supported by a simple spreadsheet model, assuming carbon tax rates from Treasury and looking at four large programmes to reduce energy poverty: electrification, LPG, sustainable housing and rooftop solar.

Come to discuss !

ERC big seminar room (6th floor, Menzies Bldg, Rm 6.48)

Thursday 19 October 2017 1 – 2 p.m.

RSVP to Fazlin.Harribi@uct.ac.za just so we have an idea of numbers; feel free to pass this invitation on.

The article is available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.17159/2413-3051/2017/v28i3a2332 Winkler, H 2017. Reducing energy poverty through carbon tax revenues in South Africa. Journal of Energy in Southern Africa 28 (3): 12-26.

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