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  • Keep energy affordable by using the least-cost approach in the IRP, says SAPVIA (0) SAPVIA MEDIA STATEMENT For immediate release.  30 March 2017 Keep energy affordable by using the least-cost approach in the IRP, says SAPVIA The public participation period for the update to the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2016 Update for Electricity comes to a close tomorrow . The IRP serves as a roadmap for South Africa’s energy planning future ...
  • Media Statement: SAPVIA makes solar safer with new quality assurance standard (0) 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 ...
  • Adjustment to RE IPP contingent liabilities in the Budget Review welcomed by SAPVIA (0) 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 matter and we ...
  • PRESS STATEMENT: Bold leadership on renewables sends strong message to investors – SAPVIA (0) SAPVIA MEDIA STATEMENT For immediate release. Bold leadership on renewables sends strong message to investors – SAPVIA The announcement that Eskom will sign the outstanding Power Purchase Agreements in the Renewable Energy IPP Programme (REIPPP) sends a strong message to investors that the renewable energy industry is very much open for business. We now hope that Eskom heeds ...
  • PRESS STATEMENT: SA PV INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION WELCOMES THE RECOGNITION OF THE SUCCESS OF THE RENEWABLE ENERGY IPP PROCUREMENT PROGRAMME (REIPPP) BY DEPUTY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA (0) PRESS STATEMENT: SA PV INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION WELCOMES THE RECOGNITION OF THE SUCCESS OF THE RENEWABLE ENERGY IPP PROCUREMENT PROGRAMME (REIPPP) BY DEPUTY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA SAPVIA welcomes the recognition of the success of the Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme (REIPPP) by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at WEF 2016 in Davos yesterday and of the potential contribution ...
  • SAPVIA COMMENTS ON THE INTEGRATED RESOURCE PLAN 2016-3 (0) PRESS STATEMENT: SA PV Industry Association WELCOMES IRP AND IEP RELEASE; URGES GOVERNMENT TO MOVE FORWARD WITH RENEWABLES IMPLEMENTATION SAPVIA (The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association) welcomes the release of the 2016 update of the long-awaited Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). The updated IRP will give all South Africans the opportunity to interrogate the choices and cost ...
  • SEGENSOLAR (PTY) LTD EXPAND TO OPEN IN CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA (0) SegenSolar Pty successfully launched in South Africa in February 2016  and are currently operating an office and warehouse in Johannesburg supplying a select range of quality, proven Solar PV products for PV off–grid, grid tied, hybrid, back-up and storage solutions. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Segen Ltd the UK’s largest wholesale distributor of ...
  • SAPVIA Media Statement: Private sector investment in solar PV faces risks (0) SAPVIA Media Statement For release: 21 July 2016 Private sector investment in solar PV faces risks “South Africa’s energy mix is expected to shift considerably towards renewables over the next two decades”. That is according to Eskom’s Chairperson, Dr. Ben Ngubane, quoted in the state-owned utility’s media statement released recently of its annual results presentation. The Department of Energy, ...
  • SAPVIA and German Solar Association (BSW-Solar) formalise cooperation (0) SAPVIA and German Solar Association (BSW-Solar) formalise cooperation The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) and German Solar Association (Bundesverband Solarwirtschaft e.V. or BSW-Solar) have agreed to cooperate on a number of critical initiatives that are required to support the development of the nascent roof-top PV market segment in South Africa. Click here to view full statement.  
  • PV Renting – an Innovative Financing Tool for Solar Power (0) 17 May 2016 PV Renting – an Innovative Financing Tool for Solar Power Inauguration of the first maxx PV renting photovoltaic systems in Cape Town The lack of financing options is one of the main obstacles to the implementation of small-scale photovoltaic systems in South Africa. PV renting is an innovative financing option which allows schools, guest houses, ...