Month: January 2012

SAPVIA Inaugural Newsletter

January 2012 Dear {name} SAPVIA’s inaugural year saw the association grow from a small group of company interests to a significant industry mouthpiece. Credit should be given to the steering com...Read More

SAPVIA 5th Management Committee Meeting: 19 January 2012

The agenda and minutes for SAPVIA's first Management Committee Meeting of 2012 are available for download.

Mainstream raises €40m for projects

Irish Times Online: Irish energy group Mainstream Renewable Power has raised €40 million to help fund projects in Ireland, South Africa and Chile. The three-year loan notes were raised by Dolmen Stock...Read More

The Solar Future South Africa: 25 January 2012: Sandton Convention Centre

The Solar Future: South Africa | 25-26 January 2012 | Johannesburg South Africa has an average of over 2,500 hours of sunshine every year. The country’s solar radiation output is over twice that...Read More

Sunpower Acquires Tenesol SA

Renewable Energy Focus Online: Sunpower has signed a definitive agreement to acquire French solar provider Tenesol SA, which is owned by Total SA, for US$165.4 million. Read more…

Worldwide Renewable Energy Investments Rose to Record $260 Billion in 2011

Sustainable Business Online: In contrast to what the press led most Americans to believe, 2011 was a strong year for the renewable energy industry. Despite a sluggish economy and a painful squeeze on ...Read More

Can South Africa win the trust of Developers?

Recharge Online: Amid the frenzy of excitement and goodwill surrounding South Africa’s recently concluded renewables tender, developers and government officials acknowledge that many challenges still ...Read More

A question of priorities for South African Renewables

Recharge Online: The list of 28 winning projects represents the first step on energy-­starved South Africa’s marathon journey to nearly 18GW of new renewables by 2030. Yet while the industry and the g...Read More

Preferred Bidders Results: Detailed Version

The DoE has released a list of the preferred bidders detailing the projects, to which companies the projects belong, as well as the size and location of each of the projects. To view the list click he...Read More

SAPVIA 4th Management Committee Meeting: 14 December 2011

The agenda and minutes of SAPVIA's 4th Management Committee Meeting can be viewed here.

SAPVIA Rooftop PV Subcommittee: Agendas and Minutes of Meetings (2011 – 2014)

Towards the end of 2011 SAPVIA established a Rooftop PV subcommittee with the aim of tackling the issues, both at national and local level, that are hindering the growth of this industry. The agendas ...Read More

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