DA wants Western Cape off Eskom grid


- timeslive.co.za | 11 months ago

DA Western Cape premier candidate Alan Winde says he wants the province to be independent of Eskom's energy supply.

Unveiling the DA's "plan of action for the Western Cape" at a rally in Bellville ahead of the May 8 national and provincial elections, Winde said his province would never reach its full economic potential if it continued to rely on energy supply from Eskom. Winde, who is the former Western Cape MEC for economic opportunities, has been endorsed by the DA to succeed Helen Zille, who is seeing out her second and last term as premier.

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