7 June 2012: The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) confirmed on Thursday that it had approved power generation licences for all of the 28 projects named as preferred bidders in December, following the first bid window under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Prog
On the 7th of June 2012, the Portfolio Committee on Energy (PCE), held an Energy Consultative Meeting in Cape Town. The topic for the meeting was: ‘Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Bidding: Window 1,’ and members representing the following entities / institutions gave p
SAPVIA’s current Chairperson, Dr. Chris Haw, recently gave a presentation at the South African Solar Energy Conference (SASEC) on the 24th of May 2012. The presentation gave an update on South Africa’s PV market from a SAPVIA perspective and be downloaded here.
7 June 2012: SAPVIA has been liaising with the Dti regarding the definition of local content as referred to in the RFP documentation released to bidders participating in the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (RE IPPPP). During meetings between SAPVIA and the Dti it was con
21 May 2012: The DoE’s presentation from the announcement of the REIPPPP’s Round 2 preferred bidders announcement can be viewed here.
21 May 2012: The Integrated Resource Plan was published in May 2011 and outlines the required new generation capacity for the next 20 years. The IRP takes into account the different energy carriers required to ensure that stability for the national energy supply, and renewable energy is part of this mix.
Engineering News Online 22 May 2012: A request for proposals for small-scaled renewable energy projects, with capacities of below 5 MW, would be released within the coming “few weeks”, South Africa’s Department of Energy (DoE) has confirmed. Read more…
Engineering News Online 21 May 2012: The South African government announced on Monday that 19 companies had been selected as preferred bidders during the second bidding window for the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP), which closed on March 5. Read more…
21 May 2012: The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) has welcomed with great enthusiasm the announcement of the Preferred Bidders for Round 2 under the REIPPPP by the Minister of Energy this morning. The further allocation of nine projects, totalling 417 MW of PV projects in this rou