Month: April 2015

Property, solar bodies looking to rooftop solar for energy security

Engineering News ONLINE 23 April 2015 The South African Property Owners Association (Sapoa) and South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (Sapvia) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)...Read More

South Africa's move to expand private-energy sector ‘game changing’

Engineering News ONLINE 22  April 2015 Boutique advisory company EDPlatform, established in 2012 to support energy developers meet the economic-development requirements of South Africa’s independent p...Read More

Renewable-energy forum to unpack sector prospects, risks

Engineering News – ONLINE 22 April 2015 On the heels of Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson’s recent announcement of the preferred bidders under the fourth bidding round of the Renewable Ener...Read More

eThekwini municipality to install solar panels at Moses Mabhida Stadium, other facilities

Engineering News ONLINE 21 April 2015 The eThekwini municipality will invest R8.7-million in placing solar photovoltaic (PV) panels at the Moses Mabhida Stadium, uShaka Marine World, Kings Park swimmi...Read More

SunPower breaks ground on 86 MW Prieska solar power plan

Engineering News ONLINE 21 April 2015 Solar panels and systems designer SunPower on Monday started construction on the 86 MW peak Prieska solar power plant in the Northern Cape. The project, which wou...Read More

South African property and solar PV industries take bold step towards improving energy security

On 10 April 2015, the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) and South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the aim being to collab...Read More

SARS Renewable Energy, R&D and Energy Efficiency Incentives

Please find attached, the following documents relating to each of the tax-related incentives currently available:- 1.     The Renewable Energy (accelerated depreciation), tax incentive 2.       The Re...Read More

Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme Bid Window 4 Preferred Bidders’ Announcement 16 April 2015

On 16 April 2015, the Department of Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson led a media briefing, announcing the Bid Window 4 Preferred Bidders’. To view detailed DoE presentation, please click h...Read More

Energy Minister announces successful fourth round renewable-energy projects

Engineering News ONLINE 16 April 2015 The Department of Energy (DoE) has announced the names of 13 projects that have been accepted in the fourth bidding window of the Renewable Energy Independent Pow...Read More

Joemat-Pettersson announces new energy initiatives

BDLIVE 16 April 2015 ENERGY Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson announced a raft of new energy initiatives for the private sector on Thursday, including a large expansion of the renewable energy programme...Read More

SA to mop up near-term renewables prospects, ahead of revamped process for 6 300 MW more I

Engineering News ONLINE 16 April 2015 Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has announced plans to accelerate and expand the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP...Read More

SAPVIA statement on the announcement of preferred bidders for Bidding Window 4

The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) welcomes the Minister of Energy’s announcement of preferred bidders for Bidding Window 4. This will help regain the momentum of the Renewab...Read More

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