Category: Current Activities

Media Statement: SAPVIA makes solar safer with new quality assurance standard

Posted on 03/16/17 in Current Activities, Downloads, general, Press Releases, No Comments

SAPVIA makes solar safer with new quality assurance standard Installing solar panels on your roof will soon be even safer thanks to the introduction of a new industry standard known as the PV GreenCard. Fifteen representatives from tertiary learning institutions around the country attended the first “Inform the Trainer” workshop at the South African Renewable […]

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Energy Storage Technologies and Market Opportunities Presentation

Posted on 03/03/17 in Current Activities, general, General News, No Comments

Following the completion of the South Africa Energy Storage Technol o gy and Market Assessment, Parsons will present findings from the assessment focusing on key technologies in the energy storage sector. The presentation will feature business opportunities for U.S. companies in South Africa and other emerging markets. For full details, please click here…

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Adjustment to RE IPP contingent liabilities in the Budget Review welcomed by SAPVIA

Posted on 02/23/17 in Current Activities, Downloads, general, Press Releases, No Comments

SAPVIA MEDIA STATEMENT For immediate release. SAPVIA welcomes the work done by Treasury over the last few months around the recalculation of the contingent liabilities attributed to renewable energy IPPs which has been misrepresented to the public by Eskom. The renewable energy industry has engaged with Treasury officials over the last few months on this […]

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Report: Renewable Energy in sub-Saharan Africa

Posted on 02/03/17 in Current Activities, Downloads, Research Studies, No Comments

Renewable energy in sub-Saharan Africa

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STATUS OF SMALL SCALE EMBEDDED GENERATION (SSEG) IN SOUTH AFRICAN MUNICIPALITIES November 2016

Posted on 01/16/17 in Current Activities, Downloads, general, General News, No Comments

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REPORT OF THE MINISTERIAL ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ENERGY (MACE) WORKING GROUP ON ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE ASSUMPTIONS AND METHODOLOGIES ADOPTED IN THE IRP 2016 BASE CASE SCENARIO

Posted on 12/15/16 in Current Activities, Downloads, general, General News, iep, irp, No Comments

The Minister of Energy appointed a Working Group on 16 September 2016 to analyse certain concerns expressed by members of the Ministerial Advisory Council on Energy (MACE) on a number of assumptions used to derive the IRP Scenario “Base Case A1” and to report back to the Minister on their findings. Click here to download […]

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Global Solar Council – Update – 13 December 2016

Posted on 12/15/16 in Current Activities, Downloads, general, General News, No Comments

The Global Solar Council, of which SAPVIA is a Founding Member, held a teleconference on Tuesday, 13 December 2016.  The agenda for the call was as follows: WTO Environmental Goods Agreement 2017 Action Plan (full version attached) Trump Administration – Policy Implications Next meeting To download the presentations and Action Plan, please click on the […]

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Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). Consultation workshop dates

Posted on 12/05/16 in Current Activities, general, General News, irp, No Comments

The Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2010-30 was promulgated in March 2011. It was indicated at the time that the IRP should be a “living plan”. Since the promulgation of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2010-30 there have been a number of developments in the energy sector in South and Southern Africa. In addition the electricity […]

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SAPVIA NETWORKING EVENT: 25 NOVEMBER 2016 – PROTEA BALALAIKA

Posted on 11/29/16 in Current Activities, Downloads, Networking Events, No Comments

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 Association’s activities and strategy going forward. The day’s proceedings […]

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PV GreenCard Stakeholder Engagment Workshop: 28 October 2016

Posted on 11/04/16 in Current Activities, Downloads, No Comments

On the 28th October 2016, we held the PV GreenCard Stakeholder Engagement Workshop in Midrand, Johanensburg. The workshop was well attended with over 80 delegates.  Thank you to all who participated, and  a special thank you to our partners, BSW-Solar and GIZ, and Venue Sponsor, Solareff. We look forward to the next engagement which is due to take […]

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