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Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy adopts draft Integrated Resource Plan 2018

Following a public wide consultation, the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy has adopted the draft IRP 2018. In this process the committee received around 41 written submissions, including 38...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

National Renewable Energy efforts boosted by launch of dedicated training centre at CPUT

The South African Renewable Energy Training Centre (Saretec) based at CPUT is uniquely placed to fulfil the need for quality training in the growing renewable energy sector. This sentiment was undersc...Read More

The South Africa Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) welcomes the long-awaited draft Integrated Resource Plan

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 27 August 2018 The South Africa Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) welcomes the long-awaited draft Integrated Resource Plan SAPVIA welcomes the long-await...Read More

SAPVIA welcomes today’s signing of PPAs

[Download PDF] The South Africa Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) welcomes the signing of the PPAs today.  SAPVIA Chairperson Mr Davin Chown says “It has been a long drawn out process to prov...Read More

Media Statement by Minister Jeff Radebe, Minister of Energy on the Independent Power Producer Programmes 8 March 2018

The Minister of Energy, Mr Jeff Radebe, announced in parliament on Thursday, 08 March 2018,  that the project agreements of the 27 Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Projects (REIPPP), includ...Read More

JinkoSolar Interviewed by CNN as Global Leader in Solar

Shanghai, China January 28th, 2018 – JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE:JKS), a global leader in the Photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced...Read More

Schletter Group: Solar Power for German University in Jordan

Kirchdorf, 19 December, 2017. Since November, the German Jordanian University in Madaba, south of the capital Amman, has been producing its own solar power. The 2.11 MW PV plant was installed on Schle...Read More

SAPVIA Press Statement: SAPVIA launches bold 5-Point Plan for solar industrialization at Energy Indaba

07 December 2017 SAPVIA launches bold 5-Point Plan for solar industrialization at Energy Indaba The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) has announced a bold 5- Point Plan for the ...Read More

SAPVIA Media Statement: SAPVIA representative is first African to be elected to Global Solar Council Board

28 September 2017 SAPVIA Programme Manager, Niveshen Govender, is the first African representative on the board of the Global Solar Council. Govender was elected to serve as a Director on the Global S...Read More

SAPVIA Media Statement: Independent Power Producers to decide on Power Purchase Agreements

11 September 2017 Preferred Bidders selected in Rounds 3.5 and 4 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme (REIPPP) will need to consider the various legal, financial, and credit r...Read More

Media Statement: SAPVIA welcomes the announcement that PPAs will be signed on 28 October 2017

1 September 2017: The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Energy, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi, made today that the RE IPP Programme will move ...Read More

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