Private hospital group Mediclinic has signed a deal for up to R2.2-bn in local renewable energy, part

of its commitment for carbon neutrality by 2030,” reported Business Day (6 September 2021)

The agreement is with electricity trader Energy Exchange, the only platform able to connect businesses with electricity generated by SA’s independent power producers

Mediclinic said the agreement is likely to provide an economic benefit, as the annual tariff increases are expected to be linked to inflation. The agreement will initially involve five facilities, including four hospitals and the group’s head office, with more facilities planned.

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