Sapvia seeks new standards for local PV industry

Engineering News – ONLINE
23 February 2016
The solar photovoltaic (PV) systems market urgently needs an enabling regulatory framework, as well as support for capacity-development efforts, if the sector is to reach its full potential, said the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (Sapvia) Rooftop PV Forum, at its inaugural meeting held earlier this week. Hosted in collaboration with the South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (Saretec), in Cape Town, the meeting discussed how minimum national standards, as well as installer training and accreditation measures – required to support the development of this nascent market segment in South Africa – could be put in place. Read more here…

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