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Media Statement from Davin Chown on the IPP Renegotiations

SAPVIA Chairperson Davin Chown provides a media statement on the recently proposed IPP renegotiations. To stimulate and grow the SA economy, these five elements are critical: predictability, consisten...Read More

Legal report on the Municipal Legal framework applicable for small scale embedded

Legal Report provides context into the type of conditions or procedures relating to the connection and operation of SSEG systems to provide municipalities with reasonable legal security that these sys...Read More

Gordhan’s IPP renegotiation proposal triggers ‘breach of contract’ warnings

Engineering News ONLINE 15 February 2019 A report indicating that the South African government may seek to renegotiate power purchase agreements (PPAs) concluded with independent power producers (IPPs...Read More

SAPVIA: Statement on the recent announcemt by Minister Pravin Gordhan on government decision to “renegotiate” old renewable energy IPP Contracts

Polity 15 February 2019 To stimulate and grow the SA economy, these five elements are critical: predictability, consistency, lower risk and policy certainty. A simple and blanket tariff renegotiation ...Read More

ANC drops Zuma’s nuclear plans – and embraces renewable energy instead

The ANC’s election manifesto for 2019 has gone big on renewable energy – with zero mention of the country’s previous nuclear plans. Nuclear energy emerged as a major topic over the last few years of t...Read More

SAREC STATEMENT ON THE ROLE OF RENEWABLES IN REGENERATION OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN ECONOMY AND THE JUST ENERGY TRANSITION

As 2018 draws to a close, the South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) wishes to reaffirm its commitment to building the renewable energy sector in South Africa and that its member associations ...Read More

23rd “Trends in Photovoltaic Applications 2017” Report

IEA PVPS Task 1 published its 23rd “Trends in Photovoltaic Applications” report on December 3rd 2018. This unique report provides official and accurate data about the photovoltaic (PV) market, industr...Read More

Standard Association of Zimbabwe becomes energy independent

IBC SOLAR supplies and commissions PV system with battery storage for self-consumption Harare / Zimbabwe, November 22, 2018 – IBC SOLAR South Africa, subsidiary of the German system provider for photo...Read More

SAPVIA’s PV GreenCard Programme is praised at the Electrical Safety Indaba

November 8, 2018 – Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane:  The Electrical Safety Indaba Workshop is a platform created and hosted by the Department of Labour (DoL) with the aim of providing stakeholde...Read More

THE SAPVIA IRP STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT FORUM PROVED TO BE A SUCCESS

On the 5th October 2018, members of SAPVIA and various interest groups gathered at the Axiz Auditorium in Midrand for the SAPVIA IRP Stakeholder engagement workshop. The idea behind the workshop was t...Read More

WARM RECEPTION OF SAPVIA’S IRP SUBMISSION BEFORE THE PARLIAMENTARY PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON ENERGY

On the 17th October 2018, SAPVIA made a successful and well-received appearance before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy (PPCE) to present preliminary comments on the 2018 Draft Integrat...Read More

Encouraging Empowerment Progress on South African Public-sector Solar PV Projects

– A Case Study of successful Local Content achievement, B-BBEE & Youth participation on Zero Point Energy’s recently completed public-sector 70kWp Solar Photovoltaic (PV) projects Date: 10 June 20...Read More

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