Engineering News- ONLINE 15 May 2014 As more warnings of a “severely constrained” power system emerged, State-owned power utility Eskomsaid it was only expecting the determination of its regulatory clearing account (RCA) balance from the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) la
Engineering News – ONLINE 05 May 2014 South Africa’s electricity supply system was expected to be “extremely tight” on Monday during the evening peak, after which it was expected to be stable over this period for the rest of the week, owing to lower demand as a result of the public holiday f
Engineering News – ONLINE 24 April 2014 Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) director-general Tshediso Matona confirms that the interdepartmental task team established to find a solution to Eskom’s financial problems has agreed that further support will be required. However, he says it is p
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STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY: ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS On Monday, 14 April 2014, The Minister of Energy, Dikobe Ben Martins, announced various infrastructure programmes in the electricity, gas, petroleum and nuclear sector. Click here to view statement in its
Engineering News ONLINE 14 April 2014 Energy Minister Dikobe Ben Martins confirmed on Monday that the long awaited cogeneration and coal independent power producer (IPP) procurement programmes would be initiated in April and May respectively. In addition, in something of a surprise move, the Minist
The Western Cape Department of Local Economic Development has requested that SAPVIA raise awareness to our members in relation to the support being offered by the Department to developers for the coming round of submissions. Please click here to view the letter of support.
Engineering News ONLINE 11 April 2014 Energy Minister Dikobe Ben Martins will on Monday make major announcements related to the much-delayed independent power producer (IPP) procurement processes. But in an unusual move, it appears the announcements will coincide with the Minister’s address to a pa
Information Document in respect of the Request for Qualification and Proposals in respect of the Small Projects IPP Procurement Programme ("RFP")
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Dear SAPVIA Members, As the result of a recent engagement between SAPVIA’s Grid Access Subcommittee (GAS) and Eskom’s Grid Access Unit (GAU), SAPVIA has taken a decision to conduct an industry survey in order to understand / confirm the types of grid connection issues being faced by preferred bidder