The agenda and minutes for SAPVIA's first Management Committee Meeting of 2012 are available for download.
Irish Times Online: Irish energy group Mainstream Renewable Power has raised €40 million to help fund projects in Ireland, South Africa and Chile. The three-year loan notes were raised by Dolmen Stockbrokers from Irish high net-worth individuals and institutions. Read more…
The Solar Future: South Africa | 25-26 January 2012 | Johannesburg South Africa has an average of over 2,500 hours of sunshine every year. The country’s solar radiation output is over twice that of Europe and one of the highest outputs in the world. This makes it a perfect climate for solar energy.
Sustainable Business Online: In contrast to what the press led most Americans to believe, 2011 was a strong year for the renewable energy industry. Despite a sluggish economy and a painful squeeze on manufacturers, investments in renewable energy rose 5% from 2010 to $260 billion. That’s a new rec
Recharge Online: Amid the frenzy of excitement and goodwill surrounding South Africa’s recently concluded renewables tender, developers and government officials acknowledge that many challenges still lie ahead — from grid problems to the lack of local skills. But looming large are two potential proble
Recharge Online: The list of 28 winning projects represents the first step on energy-starved South Africa’s marathon journey to nearly 18GW of new renewables by 2030. Yet while the industry and the government are keen to display a façade of unity, it is clear they are viewing the target from very dif
The agenda and minutes of SAPVIA's 4th Management Committee Meeting can be viewed here.
Towards the end of 2011 SAPVIA established a Rooftop PV subcommittee with the aim of tackling the issues, both at national and local level, that are hindering the growth of this industry. The agendas and minutes of the steering committee meetings for the first term of the subcommittee can be viewed here.