Month: November 2016

Kganyago holds up renewables scheme as the type of structural reform needed to lift growth

Engineering News – ONLINE 29 November 2016 South African Reserve Bank (SARB) governor Lesetja Kganyago has lamented the prevailing uncertainty around South Africa’s renewable-energy procurement ...Read More

Report of the Nuclear New Build Programme Procurement of Sixteen (16) Service Providers

The briefing took place on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 and the presentation can be dowloaded here


SAPVIA held its 3rd Networking event for the year at the Protea Hotel Balalaika, in Sandton, Johannesburg, on Friday, 25 November 2016. By all accounts, the event was well received and attended. SAPVI...Read More

Renewables body questions ongoing constraints on clean technologies in IRP base case

Engineering News – ONLINE 25 November 2016 The South African Renewable Energy Council (Sarec) has added its voice to those questioning the constraints imposed on renewable-energy technologies in...Read More

South African Sovereign Credit Rating "Junk Status" – running through the market risks

This is an updated and shortened version (25 November 2016) of the original that was published on 27 May 2016 by RMB Global Markets Research.  


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Wind and solar PV bodies cautiously welcome draft IRP, CSP body to contest exclusion

Engineering News – ONLINE 23 November 2016 The wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) industry bodies have responded positively to the allocations outlined in the draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) ...Read More

Renewable sector wants constraints dropped on wind and solar

FIN24 22 November 2016 The renewable energy sector called for constraints on wind and solar PV to be removed from the Department of Energy (DoE)’s draft Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which it announ...Read More

SAPVIA welcomes IRP 2016 update

ESI Africa 23 November 2016 On Tuesday, South African energy minister, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, delivered a speech outlining the Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) and Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) processe...Read More

New nuclear energy to come on stream by 2037, under latest plans

Business Day LIVE 22 November 2016 The Cabinet has approved a draft base case energy plan for SA, which paves the way for gas and renewables to provide the biggest chunk of new installed capacity by 2...Read More

Energy battle set as nuclear delay on cards – as it happened

Dismissive of 2037 nuclear timeline in IRP base case, Eskom to release RFP by year-end

Engineering News – ONLINE 22 November 2016 State-owned power utility Eskom indicated on Tuesday that it planned to move ahead with a controversial request for proposals (RFP) for nuclear before ...Read More

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