The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association
The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) is a non-profit industry association established in 2010: To promote, develop and grow the Photovoltaic (“PV”) industry as part of the wider renewable energy sector in South Africa.
SAPVIA represents interests of almost 700 members across the South Africa’s Photovoltaic value chain. A core objective of SAPVIA is to increase deployment of Solar PV technology in South Africa.
In partnership with government departments, development agencies and some of the world’s leading players in the PV sector, SAPVIA is committed to promoting the growth of this country’s Solar PV electricity market. The end goal is to provide access to viable, clean and affordable energy to all citizens.
INSTALLED SOLAR PV CAPACITY
Total installed capacity of systems identified grouped by market segment. Listed values across market segments include both Public and Private generation capacity procurement.
The public SAPVIA data portal tracks total installed capacity as well as the installed capacity per market segment, namely residential, Commercial and Industrial (C&I) SSEG, Commercial and industrial Large scale and Utility Scale.
why become a member
Mouse-over the boxes below to view some of the benefits of joining The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association.
Positioning solar PV as the best, least-cost energy option to deliver a sustainable South Africa through strategic influencing at government level.
Eligible to serve on the SAPVIA Management Committee
Access to position papers and reports
AGM voting privileges
Producing thought leadership, sharing best practice and disseminating robust market analysis to support our members and policymakers.
Access to our private meetings
Access to our phone/email assistance
Technical support (via email)
Free participation to thematic webinars
Proactively communicating the benefits of solar PV, while ensuring the best placed opportunities to maximise & realise the potential in South Africa.
Exclusive invitation to SAPVIA’s bi-annual CEO breakfast
Attendance to exclusive networking events
Providing businesses in the solar PV sector with networking opportunities, industry representation, business development support, and increased visibility.
Logo & company description on website
Social media mentions
Company profile on directory
News, Member News, Events, Press Releases
What's Happening in Solar
The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) has been actively promoting the use of solar energy in South Africa.
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