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23rd “Trends in Photovoltaic Applications 2017” Report

IEA PVPS Task 1 published its 23rd “Trends in Photovoltaic Applications” report on December 3rd 2018. This unique report provides official and accurate data about the photovoltaic (PV) market, industr...Read More

Standard Association of Zimbabwe becomes energy independent

IBC SOLAR supplies and commissions PV system with battery storage for self-consumption Harare / Zimbabwe, November 22, 2018 – IBC SOLAR South Africa, subsidiary of the German system provider for photo...Read More

SAPVIA’s PV GreenCard Programme is praised at the Electrical Safety Indaba

November 8, 2018 – Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane:  The Electrical Safety Indaba Workshop is a platform created and hosted by the Department of Labour (DoL) with the aim of providing stakeholde...Read More

THE SAPVIA IRP STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT FORUM PROVED TO BE A SUCCESS

On the 5th October 2018, members of SAPVIA and various interest groups gathered at the Axiz Auditorium in Midrand for the SAPVIA IRP Stakeholder engagement workshop. The idea behind the workshop was t...Read More

WARM RECEPTION OF SAPVIA’S IRP SUBMISSION BEFORE THE PARLIAMENTARY PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON ENERGY

On the 17th October 2018, SAPVIA made a successful and well-received appearance before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy (PPCE) to present preliminary comments on the 2018 Draft Integrat...Read More

Encouraging Empowerment Progress on South African Public-sector Solar PV Projects

– A Case Study of successful Local Content achievement, B-BBEE & Youth participation on Zero Point Energy’s recently completed public-sector 70kWp Solar Photovoltaic (PV) projects Date: 10 June 20...Read More

Workshop equips industry to respond to Draft IRP2018

EE Publishers  –  8 Oct 2018  –  Roger Lilley, Ee Publishers http://www.ee.co.za/article/workshop-equips-industry-to-respond-to-draft-irp2018.html In August 2018, the South Africa Departme...Read More

JINKO POWERS SAPVIA AT THE GLOBAL SOLAR COUNCIL

JINKO POWERS SAPVIA AT THE GLOBAL SOLAR COUNCIL JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is an industry leader and the number one solar module manufacturer globally. The company distributes solar products and sells sol...Read More

Solar body raises concern over procurement gap, as lobby group slams inclusion of IPP coal

Engineering News ONLINE 28 August 2018 The South Africa Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) has added its voice to concerns being expressed over the three-year gap outlined in the draft Integra...Read More

Two solar plants opened in Namibia

Engineering News ONLINE 23 August 2018 Two solar plants, Ejuva One and Ejuva Two, were opened in Gobabis, Namibia, by Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy Kornelia Shilunga, on Thursday. She said Ejuva...Read More

Cabinet approves gazetting of updated IRP for public comment

Engineering News ONLINE 23 August 2018 Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane confirmed on Thursday that Cabinet has approved the publication of the updated Integrated Resources Plan (IRP) and that...Read More

South African govt to release long-term energy plan

Engineering News ONLINE 21 August 2018 Government will release the reviewed Integrated Resource Plan later this week, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said on Tuesday. Radebe told reporters the energy blue...Read More

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