Month: March 2016

Power Africa Roadmap

The launch of the Power Africa Roadmap took place yesterday.  The Roadmap was originally announced by President Barack Obama during his state visit to SA in 2013. The governments of Norway, Sweden, Ca...Read More

Drive to buy local stalled by ‘tardy’ Treasury

Business Day Live 17 March 2016 The government’s localisation drive had been delayed by a lack of Treasury approval for designations recommended by the Department of Trade and Industry, its director-g...Read More

SAPVIA at the Eastern Cape Sustainable Energy Forum

The Eastern Cape Government held the  EC Provincial Sustainable Energy Forum on Thursday, March 10th, in Stutterheim.  SAPVIA CEO, Moeketsi Thobela was invited to present on Possibilities for Black In...Read More

New Standards for PV Modules and PV Components – Essential Changes 2016

A successful photovoltaic industry depends on long-term reliability, performance, and safety of PV modules and PV components. International standards set minimum requirements regarding quality and saf...Read More

PCE Briefing – NERSA RCA decision

A briefing by the NERSA on its decision on Eskom’s Regulatory Clearing Account application for the first year of the third Multi-Year Price Determination (MYPD3) (2013/14) took place on Tuesday, 08 Ma...Read More

Power tariff to rise by 9.4% after Nersa allows Eskom a partial R11.2bn clawback

Engineering News – ONLINE 01 March 2016 The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has granted Eskom a partial clawback of revenue and cost variations recorded during the first year o...Read More

Acsa launches R16m solar power plant at George Airport

Engineering News – ONLINE 27 February 2016 Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) on Friday launched the first phase of its R16-million solar power plant at George Airport, making it  Africa’s fir...Read More

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