Month: April 2014

ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY: ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS   On Monday, 14 April 2014, The Minister of Energy, Dikobe Ben Martins, announced various infrastructur...Read More

Martins opens way for coal, cogen IPPs, extends renewables allocation

Engineering News ONLINE 14 April 2014 Energy Minister Dikobe Ben Martins confirmed on Monday that the long awaited cogeneration and coal independent power producer (IPP) procurement programmes would b...Read More

Provincial support of Renewable Energy Proposals for Western Cape

The Western Cape Department of Local Economic Development has requested that  SAPVIA raise awareness to our members in relation to the support being offered by the Department to developers for the com...Read More

Martins set to make IPP procurement announcements on Monday

Engineering News ONLINE 11 April 2014 Energy Minister Dikobe Ben Martins will on Monday make major announcements related to the much-delayed independent power producer (IPP) procurement processes. But...Read More

DE AAR SOLAR POWER POSITIVELY IMPACTS LOCAL COMMUNITY

De Aar Solar Power has chosen to focus its community development projects on local schools in De Aar.   This is in addition to the community projects that will be implemented within the local communit...Read More

KIMBERLEY AREA TO RECIEVE FIRST SOLAR POWER

Residents and businesses in the Kimberley area will soon receive the first of Droogfontein Solar Power’s energy, when the project becomes the first solar plant to supply Eskom with power in the Kimber...Read More

DROOGFONTEIN TO HELP KIMBERLEY COMMUNITY TO RECIEVE WATER

A local Kimberley community consisting of 30 families, who live 15 km from Droogfontein Solar Power, are about to receive purified drinking water for the first time.  Comprising mostly of farm workers...Read More

Soitec announces full commissioning of 22MWp on Touwsrivier solar plant in South Africa

Bernin, France, 25th March 2014 – Soitec (Euronext Paris), a world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for energy and electronics, today announced that its Tou...Read More

Exosun Trackers Selected for a 30 MW project in the U.S.

Company inks first contract in North America and expands manufacturing to the U.S. San Bernardino, Calif. – March 27, 2014 –Exosun Inc., a leading provider of solar tracking technologies and ass...Read More

First Solar Sets Thin-Film Module Efficiency World Record of 17.0 Percent

17.0 Percent Total Area Efficiency Module Confirmed by NREL Highest Thin Film Panel Conversion Efficiency of Any Technology Expands Opportunity for Constrained Space and C&I Installations NEW YORK...Read More

SAPVIA Calendar of Events: 2014

SAPVIA has compiled a list of important dates, namely Management Committee meetings, Sub-Commmittee Meetings, Networking Events, etc. The calendar of events is available for download below. Should you...Read More

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