Engineering News – ONLINE 24 January 2017 Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says a meeting, involving herself, the Ministers of Energy and Finance, as well as Eskom, should take place by mid-February to seek an “answer” to the current standoff over the signing, by Eskom, of 37 outstanding
Environmental benefits Solar Photovoltaic (PV) as an electricity generation source is sustainable, indefinitely renewable and environmentally friendly. Long lifespan and low maintenance An added benefit of solar PV is that the modules last for 25 years and require almost no maintenance. Technology cost ef
Engineering News – ONLINE 18 January 2017 A legal opinion secured by the South African Renewable Energy Council (Sarec) relating to the refusal by Eskom to conclude contracts with 37 independent power producers (IPPs) selected as preferred bidders by the Department of Energy (DoE) more than a year a
Business Report 19 January 2017 Johannesburg – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa boasted at the World Economic Forum (WEF) about South Africa’s renewable energy independent power producer procurement programme as renewable energy companies prepared for a court battle with Eskom to protect their R58
Engineering News – ONLINE 16 January 2017 The South African Renewable Energy Council (Sarec) indicated on Friday that, while it welcomed indications that Eskomwas willing to reopen lines of communication on 26 outstanding renewables projects, it could only entertain a solution that remained faithful
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DRAFT INTEGRATED ENERGY PLAN (IEP) REPORT AND INTEGRATED RESOURCE PLAN (IRP) UPDATE ASSUMPTIONS, BASE CASE RESULTS AND OBSERVATIONS EXTENSION OF THE PUBLIC COMMENTS PERIOD
On the 25 th November 2016, the Department of Energy published in the Government Gazette the Draft Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) report and the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) Update Assumptions, Base Case Results and Observations for public comments. The closing date for written comments was communicated a
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