Category: Current Activities

Call for comment: (NERSA) Consultation Paper on Small Scale Embedded Generation

Posted on 02/27/15 in Current Activities, Downloads, No Comments

The National Energy Regulator (NERSA) is in the process of drafting the Small-Scale Embedded Generation: Regulatory Rules. However, prior to the decision, the Energy Regulator will embark on a due process involving stakeholder consultations. As part of this process, NERSA is requesting that stakeholders comment on the issues raised in this consultation paper. The consultation […]

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Invitation to a public forum to share the Transmission Development Plan (TDP) 2015-2024

Posted on 09/09/14 in Current Activities, events calendar, general, Member News, No Comments

The forum will take place in Midrand on Friday, 10 October 2014.  Click here to view further details.

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SAPVIA’s 12th Networking Event: 21 May 2014

Posted on 05/29/14 in Current Activities, Networking Events, No Comments

Sponsored by: SAPVIA held it’s 12th Networking Event on 21st May 2014 at the Webber Wentzel Auditorium, Johannesburg.  This event offered three varying presentations on the day, with the first presentation of the afternoon was given by Lydia Cape-Ducluzeau and Marshall Mabin, from CSIR on ‘DEA strategic environmental assessments for solar PV energy and for the expansion of the […]

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Posted on 04/15/14 in Current Activities, Downloads, general, General News, No Comments

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 entirety.

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Provincial support of Renewable Energy Proposals for Western Cape

Posted on 04/15/14 in Current Activities, Downloads, General News, No Comments

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.

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SAPVIA Solar Questionnaire

Posted on 03/28/14 in Current Activities, No Comments

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 bidders for Rounds 1, 2 and 3 […]

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SAPVIA’s 11th Networking Event: 18 March 2014

Posted on 03/19/14 in Current Activities, Downloads, Networking Events, No Comments

Sponsored by: SAPVIA held the first event for 2014 – it’s 11th Networking Event on 18 March 2014 at The Pavilion Clocktower Conference Centre, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town.   The event was well attended with just over 80 delegates on the day.  Standard Bank lead the day’s proceedings with the first presentation of the afternoon delivered by […]

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NOTIFICATION OF PUBLIC MEETING Invitation to attend a public meeting to discuss the eight strategic focus areas identified through the Department of Environmental Affairs’ national wind and solar PV energy Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) process

Posted on 03/13/14 in Current Activities, Government Projects, SEA, No Comments

DEA and CSIR are planning on undertaking a Provincial Roadshow to engage with local communities within the 8 wind and solar PV focus areas. You are invited to join the public meetings in each of the 8 focus areas during March and April 2014.  To view further details, please click here    

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SAPVIA’s Response to integrated resource plan for electricity IRP 2010 -2030

Posted on 03/06/14 in Current Activities, Downloads, No Comments

SAPVIA submitted its official written comment to IRP 2010-2030 as per the guidelines from the Department of Energy on 7th February 2014.  Click here to view the submitted document.

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Expert Reference Group (ERG) meetings for the Renewable Energy and the Electricity Grid Infrastructure Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA) – 20 February 2014

Posted on 02/27/14 in Current Activities, Downloads, Government Projects, SEA, No Comments

On 20 February 2014, the Expert Reference Group (ERG) meetings for both the Renewable Energy and the Electricity Grid Infrastructure Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEA) were held at the CSIR. Presentations delivered on the day can be downloaded by clicking on the links below: ERG_EGI SEA_CSIR ERG_EGI SEA_DEA ERG_EGI SEA_SANBI ERG_RE SEA_CSIR1 ERG_RE SEA_CSIR2 ERG_RE SEA_SANBI    

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