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SA rooftop solar PV industry poised for growth, says law firm

Engineering News – ONLINE

24 November 2014

Global law firm Baker & McKenzie partner Paul Curnow believes South Africa holds significant upside potential for manufacturers and developers of commercial rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, as these players would be able to bypass often protracted government programmes, such as the Renewable EnergyIndependent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) and supply energy directly to a commercial customer.

The Sydney-based lawyer added that the firm, which had advised several renewable-energy companies bidding in all three REIPPPP rounds, had seen increasing interest in independent power projectsdeveloped without assistance from State incentives.  Read more….

 

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