Concern over Eskom’s position on IPPs

22 July 2016
The South African photovoltaic industry wants the government to resuscitate the establishment of a state-owned independent system and market operator (Ismo).
This comes in the wake of reports that Eskom chairman Baldwin Ngubane had written to the Minister of Energy, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, reportedly telling her of the power utility’s decision not to purchase power from independent power producers (IPPs) beyond the current bid window 4 without discussing the matter with the department. Read more here

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Total Capacity
0 - 30 kWp
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