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SAPVIA Solar PV Industry Research Report 2021

SAPVIA via the expertise of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has commissioned a Solar PV industry jobs report. The project aims to develop a deeper understanding of jobs created in the South African Solar PV market. The purpose of this study, therefore, was to conduct a comprehensive audit of the number and type of employment opportunities, created by solar PV deployment in South Africa. These job numbers were then utilized to determine the future job creation potential of the sector for a number of different deployment scenarios. Follow the arrow to DOWNLOAD the report.

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Number of Utility Scale Solar PV Projects

2 373MW

Installed Capacity of Utility Scale Solar PV Projects

17 636 GWh

Estimated Installed Capacity of Residential, Commercial, Industrial Scale of Solar PV Projects

2500

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SAPVIA and SAWEA, in partnership with BEPA, IPPO and REEF(SA) presents ‘Developing Developers’, a seven-part webinar series of workshops to address key areas that aspiring developers need to understand.

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