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Solar energy Karoo

Solar Karoo

South Africa’s new era of solar energy started with a stranger knocking on a Karoo farmhouse door in the early summer of 2010.

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Six Reasons the Karoo Will Not be Fracked

Is electricity from Karoo shale gas a pipe dream in South Africa? Hydrogeologist Dr Stefan Cramer thinks so.

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Popular Fracking Opposition in the Karoo

Back in 2011, resistance to fracking and shale gas exploration came mostly from white landowners. But things have changed in the Karoo.

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Karoo Facts and Stats

How big is the Karoo? What underpins its economy? How many Karoo towns are there, and how many people live in it? For all this and more, read on.

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