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Fresh concern that SA is poised to abandon Refit in favour of competitive bidding

www.engineeringnews.co.za 23 June 2011: There is fresh concern among potential renewable energy investors that the South African government’s imminent procurement process for the first 1 000 MW of ren...Read More

South Africa: PV Could Be a "Goldmine" if Supported By Government

www.energy-resource.co.za 21 June 2011: A recent report believes South Africa could be the next photovoltaics superstar, if the government implements a strategy supporting the technology. However, the...Read More

Solar's star on rise, but awaits Refit plan

www.businesslive.co.za 20 June 2011 While the photovoltaic market in SA has been slow to catch on, market players are excited about the prospects for this form of renewable energy and the impact it wi...Read More

Solar industry stands firm that REFIT is best way forward

Solar industry stands firm that REFIT is best way forward June 15, 2011 – Based on reports that the hotly contested price-based competitive bid procurement process is about to be implemented, the Sout...Read More

Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment in Renewable Energy: DBSA workshop 2011

Presentation from the DBSA workshop 2011

Broad Based Community Trusts and REFIT: DBSA workshop 2011

Presentation from the DBSA workshop 2011

Crucial to get first renewables round right, bank argues

Engineering News 14 June 2011 Banking group Investec, which is participating in a range of renewable energy projects in South Africa, says that while it is keen for the delayed renewable energy feed-i...Read More

Module Level Management Emerges from the Shadows

renewablenergyworld.com 9 June 1011 Real-time data monitoring is among the many value-added technologies now seeking to win markets. Oxford, UK — A major market development of module optimisatio...Read More

SAPVIA announces management committee

Cape Town, 10 June 2011 – The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA), elected its first management committee at its inaugural Annual General Meeting (AGM) held recently in Cape Town....Read More

Lighting the New Growth Path: Solar Energy, Job Creation, and Poverty Alleviation in South Africa

The official unemployment rate in South Africa is 24%; more than one-sixth of South Africans are living without access to electricity; South Africa’s total greenhouse emissions are amongst the top ten...Read More

Solar's Outlook Dazzles

Renewable Energy World 27 Ma7 2011 At the end of last year, the global photovoltaic market hit a cumulative installed capacity of 40 GW, of which 16.6 GW was added during 2010. A year of unprecedented...Read More

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