RFI: EPC contract for the Design, Supply & Installation of up to 150 MWp of Solar PV at various Eskom-owned sites across SA
Eskom publishes an RFI for potential suppliers / contractors to submit info for the design, supply and installation of up to 150 MWp of Solar PV. SAPVIA members can view the RFP here.
30 July 2012: Business Day Online: Weaker municipalities which distribute electricity should be incorporated into power utility Eskom, according to Accenture executive Ken Robinson. The poor state of SA’s electricity distribution industry has been a contentious subject for a long time now, with allegati
30 July 2012: All Africa Online: Eskom has not yet determined its final application to the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) with regards to its next tariff application, Eskom Chief Executive Officer Brian Dames said on Monday. “We have not determined our final application to the regulator.
South Africa is set to become one of the biggest procurers of solar PV technology in the world in the next three years, and could possibly rank tenth in installed capacity by 2015 if all the utility scale PV projects in the pipeline come to fruition as foreseen in the government’s renewable energy p
The agenda and minutes of SAPVIA's 8th management committee meeting are available to SAPVIA members for download.
26 July 2012: Engineering News Online: The 28 renewable-energy project developers identified in December as preferred bidders, following the first bid window under South Africa’s R100-billion Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP), have been notified that the timing of financia
27 July 2012: Business Day Online: The government should consider centralised project management for its infrastructure rollout programme, to counter the risks of slipping schedules and escalating costs, says Ken Robinson, a senior executive at Accenture. State-owned enterprises such as Eskom and Trans
23 July 2012: Engineering News Online: India has invited South African renewable-energy developers and suppliers to consider participation in its ambitions plan to add 30 000 MW of additional renewables capacity by 2017. The fast-growing Asian economy already has 25 000 MW of installed renewables capacity
23 July 2012: Engineering News Online: The schedule and capacity allocation for the third bid window under South Africa’s R100-billion Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP) would be confirmed “soon”, notwithstanding the delay to the finalisation of the 28 window-one projects
19 July 2012: Engineering News Online: National power producer Eskom would submit its tariff application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) by August, CE Brian Dames said this week. He told Engineering News Online that the utility was in the process of finalising its third multiy