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South Africa’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) includes an overarching goal for emissions to “peak, plateau and decline” from the end of 2020. Under this trajectory, GHG emissions by 2025 and 2030 will be between 398 and 614 MTCO2eq. The South African NDC covers all GHG emissions,...
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    From the end of 2020, it is intended that economy wide GHG emissions will peak, plateau and decline. Under this trajectory, by 2025 and 2030, national emissions will range between 398 and 614 MtCO2-eq.

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    A draft national carbon tax bill has been proposed but not yet implemented.

    Carbon Tax Bill

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    Mandatory requirement with respect to blending of biofuels including the following:

    • minimum concentration for biodiesel blending is 5% v/v
    • minimum level for bio-ethanol blending is 2% v/v and maximum is 10% v/v
    Regulations Regarding the Mandatory Blending of Bio-fuels with Petrol and Diesel (IEA database)

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    Proposed that by 2030, install 17.8GW of renewable energy capacity.

    Integrated Resource Electricity Plan 2010-2030 (New Climate Institute Database)

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