SAPVIA held its 3rd Networking event for the year at the Protea Hotel Balalaika, in Sandton, Johannesburg, on Friday, 25 November 2016. By all accounts, the event was well received and attended. SAPVIA’s Interim CEO & Vice-Chair, Mike Levington, welcomed all present and provided an update on the A
Engineering News – ONLINE 25 November 2016 The South African Renewable Energy Council (Sarec) has added its voice to those questioning the constraints imposed on renewable-energy technologies in the updated base case of Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which has been released for public comment. R
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Engineering News – ONLINE 23 November 2016 The wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) industry bodies have responded positively to the allocations outlined in the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) base case, while the concentrated solar power (CSP) body has expressed dismay at the technology’s exclus
FIN24 22 November 2016 The renewable energy sector called for constraints on wind and solar PV to be removed from the Department of Energy (DoE)’s draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which it announced on Tuesday. The base case of the IRP sees the first nuclear reactor coming online in 2037, compared
ESI Africa 23 November 2016 On Tuesday, South African energy minister, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, delivered a speech outlining the Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) and Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) processes, including a reflection on the key aspects of the processes. Read more here…
Business Day LIVE 22 November 2016 The Cabinet has approved a draft base case energy plan for SA, which paves the way for gas and renewables to provide the biggest chunk of new installed capacity by 2050. There has been a significant reduction in installed capacity from coal compared with the 2011 integra
Engineering News – ONLINE 22 November 2016 State-owned power utility Eskom indicated on Tuesday that it planned to move ahead with a controversial request for proposals (RFP) for nuclear before the end of 2016, despite the base case in a draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) update indicating that th