Month: October 2016

IPP programme ‘will continue’, as govt seeks confidence-building partnerships

Engineering News – ONLINE 26 October 2016 The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) “will continue and expand”, the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTB...Read More

IEA upscales five-year renewables growth forecast after 2015 ‘turning point’

Engineering News ONLINE 25 October 2016 The International Energy Agency (IEA) has significantly increased its five-year growth forecast for renewable energy in light of what it describes as a “turning...Read More

Eskom’s nuclear vs renewables ‘propaganda’

Moneyweb 26 October 2016 Eskom CEO Brian Molefe is not running the country’s largest utility, he is running a propaganda campaign. That was the opinion of Chris Yelland from EE Publishers, who was spe...Read More

No clarity on government impasse with Eskom on independent power

Business LIVE 20 October 2016 No clarity on the deadlock between government and Eskom on the independent power producer’s programme for renewable energy was given on Thursday by Minister in the Presid...Read More

The New Development Bank: Its Role in Achieving BRICS Renewable Energy Targets

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Project Steering Committee and Expert Reference Group Meeting for the Wind and Solar PV Phase 2 SEA

The Project Steering Committee and Expert Reference Group Meeting for the Wind and Solar PV Phase 2 SEA took place on 23 August 2016 in Pretoria.  The meeting notes can be viewed by clicking here

Cost of new power generators in South Africa Comparative analysis based on recent IPP announcements

Dr Tobias Bischof-Niemz, Head of CSIR’s Energy Centre and Ruan Fourie, Energy Economist at the CSIR’s Energy Centre’s presentation on “Cost of new power generators in South Africa Comparat...Read More

CSIR blasts away nuclear facade; science proves it’s an exercise in plunder

BizNews.com 17 October 2016 There can no longer even be lingering doubts about the true intention for the Zuma Administration’s obsession to commission nine Russian-made nuclear plants in South Africa...Read More

Tina Joemat-Pettersson to present IRP to the Cabinet next week

BDLive 10 October 2016 ENERGY Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson said on Monday that she would present the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) and an integrated energy plan to a Cabinet subcommittee on Wednes...Read More

NEWSFLASH: PV Greencard Stakeholder Workshop

Solar PV in South Africa is in the process of transitioning from the utility scale market into the residential, commercial and industrial (RCI) market segments. The South African Photovoltaic Industry...Read More

Call for EIO: Consultant Database

SAPVIA is currently in the process of developing a Consultant Database and are looking for consultants with experience in a number of areas.   Please refer to the attached notice for specific details....Read More

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