Month: May 2019

SAPVIA welcomes the appointments of Honourable Minister Gwede Mantashe and Deputy Minister Bavelile Hlongwa in the combined portfolio of Mineral Resources and Energy

SAPVIA (the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association) would like to congratulate Minister Gwede Mantashe and his Deputy Bavelile Hlongwa on their appointments in the combined portfolio of Miner...Read More

EXTRA HELP IN MATHS IS NEEDED AT A YOUNG AGE TO ENSURE MASTERY

May 2019, De Aar, Northern Cape It may be common knowledge that South African learners are amongst the world’s lowest performers when it comes to maths and that as learners move through the senior pha...Read More

Court date set for Cape Metro’s bid to buy power directly from IPPs

The City of Cape Town on Tuesday welcomed the high court in Pretoria setting a date for its petition to buy electricity directly from independent power producers (IPPs). The City wants the Energy Mini...Read More

Great strides for renewable energy with Green Bonds

Good news for the SA renewable energy sector as investors acquire bonds on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Green Bonds segment. Recently, Nedbank listed a Renewable Energy Bond on the bourse and...Read More

PV GreenCard Webinar (06 May 2019) presentation

We hosted our first PVGreenCard webinar on Monday 6 May 2019. The focus was on the use of the PV GreenCard system. Please find attached presentation which formed the basis of the discussion. For those...Read More

SAPVIA WELCOMES LICENCING OF SSEG PROJECTS

ENERGY Minister Jeff Radebe’s instruction to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) to commence with the licencing of small-scale embedded generation (SSEG) projects will facilita...Read More

Jinkosolar’s Cheetah Enabling Next-generation Wafer Designs

Jinkosolar today announced to launch its Swan bifacial module series, which provides a significant enhancement of its industry-leading solar technology and offers the market a mainstream 430 watt sola...Read More

75%-100% PV training subsidy

Please see below information about the subsidised PV training available until June. The next course will take place at SARETEC from 13-17 May, see here. Following this Maxx Solar Academy will offer th...Read More

100% BLACK OWNED KURUMAN BUSINESS GETS SOLAR FUNDING TO HELP STIMULATE JOB CREATION

REISA has announced grant funding for a local civil construction enterprise, Aceburg Trading, in Kuruman. The grant will fund machinery and equipment for a new steel fabrication and manufacturing busi...Read More

Jinko Solar secures over 10.7 GW orders in first four months of 2019 and expands its production capacity

Leading ‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member, JinkoSolar has secured new solar panel orders totaling 10.7GW in the first four months of 2019, setting a company and industry record. And announced ...Read More

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