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  • SAPVIA welcomes today’s signing of PPAs (0) 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 prove to South Africa, investors and the entire energy community that renewables have their place and role to play in a rationally decided energy mix.” The ...
  • Media Statement by Minister Jeff Radebe, Minister of Energy on the Independent Power Producer Programmes 8 March 2018 (0) 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), including the power purchase agreements with Eskom, will be signed on Tuesday, 13 March 2018 with the full support of the President and his Cabinet colleagues ...
  • JinkoSolar Interviewed by CNN as Global Leader in Solar (0) 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 that it participated in an exclusive interview with Cable News Network (CNN) as part of the network’s Marketplace: Middle East program. Marketplace: Middle East is a special program at CNN ...
  • Schletter Group: Solar Power for German University in Jordan (0) 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 Schletter Group roof and carport systems. The project was commissioned by the Jordanian project developer FB Group. “Projects with universities are always particularly interesting,” ...
  • SAPVIA Press Statement: SAPVIA launches bold 5-Point Plan for solar industrialization at Energy Indaba (0) 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 solar PV industry to drive industrialisation, create jobs, and contribute to economic growth. Speaking today at the Energy Indaba held at Gallagher Estate in Midrand, SAPVIA Chairperson, ...
  • SAPVIA Media Statement: SAPVIA representative is first African to be elected to Global Solar Council Board (0) 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 Solar Council Board at the AGM held in Las Vegas. “This is great honour for me personally, but more importantly it is a fantastic opportunity ...
  • SAPVIA Media Statement: Independent Power Producers to decide on Power Purchase Agreements (0) 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 risk implications on their projects resulting from the Minister of Energy’s recommendations in her statement of 1 September 2017, before they are able to sign outstanding ...
  • Media Statement: SAPVIA welcomes the announcement that PPAs will be signed on 28 October 2017 (0) 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 forward and the outstanding PPA’s for Round 3.5 and 4 will be signed on the 28th of October 2017. This will bring much needed investment, ...
  • Solar PV industry looks to self-regulate (0) The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association is creating a system to ensure quality and safe solar PV installations.
  • 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 ...

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