Month: September 2013

SAPVIA 16th Management Committee Meeting, 18 September 2013

SAPVIA’s fifth management committee meeting for 2013 takes place in Cape Town on Wednesday the 18th of September.  The agenda of the meeting is available below for SAPVIA members to download. SAPVIA 1...Read More

SAPVIA 15th Management Committee Meeting, 27 August 2013

SAPVIA’s fourth management committee meeting for 2013 takes place in Cape Town on Tuesday the 27th of August.  The agenda of the meeting is available below for SAPVIA members to download. SAPVIA 15th ...Read More

SAPVIA 14th Management Committee Meeting, 19 July 2013

SAPVIA’s third management committee meeting for 2013 takes place in Cape Town on Friday the 19th of July.  The agenda of the meeting is available below for SAPVIA members to download. SAPVIA 14th Mana...Read More

SA ‘needs to find innovative ways to reduce cost of renewable energy sources’

BUSINESS DAY LIVE 27 September 2013 THE government needed to “pull out all the stops” to remove outstanding barriers and to look at innovative ways of reducing the financial cost of renewa...Read More

Carbon tax policy needs greater certainty, coherence to entice private sector buy-in

ENGINEERING NEWS – ONLINE 25 September 2013 The lack of long-term certainty associated with the proposed carbon tax policy and an absence of coordination between this prospective legislation and...Read More

South Africa aims to finalise integrated energy plan in 2014

ENGINEERING NEWS – ONLINE 25 September 2013 The Department of Energy (DoE) has formally launched the much-anticipated public-consultation phase for the formulation of an Integrated Energy Plan (...Read More

Eskom collaborating with world’s largest power providers

Engineering News ONLINE 25 September 2013 outh African power utility Eskom is collaborating with 15 of the world’s largest power providers to investigate fundamental issues of common interest to major...Read More

Six Myths About Renewable Energy, and Seven Answers

RENEWABLE ENERGY.WORLD.COM 26 September 2013 Keith Johnson, writing recently in the Wall Street Journal, does a commendably even-handed job laying out “Six Myths About Renewable Energy.” Citing the ra...Read More

REIPPPP first-window project connected to grid

Engineering News – Online 16 September 2013 The first of three solar projects awarded to global solar energy provider Scatec Solar under theRenewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procuremen...Read More

Expanding Grid Integration of Renewable Energy in South Africa Webinar – 12 September 2013

The integration of renewable generators into the electrical grid presents an important challenge for the electrical system operators and plant owners. The typical electrical grid was designed and buil...Read More

SAPVIA AGM 2013

SAPVIA’s second Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on the 6th of September 2013 at Webber Wentzel, Cape Town.  At the AGM the new management board was elected, the budget and strategy for 2013 / ...Read More

Gauteng to roll out R11bn solar panel project

Engineering News ONLINE 30 August 2013 The Gauteng Provincial Government is to spend R11-billion for a large scale roll-out of solar panels on all State-owned buildings across the province. This will ...Read More

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