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Small-Scale Embedded Generation key to rapidly expanding electricity generation capacity  Cape Town, South Africa, December 2019 – The most recent round of load shedding, which has been implemented by...Read More

South African Photovoltaic Industry Association – Statement on Approval of South African Integrated Resource Plan

SAPVIA MEDIA STATEMENT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The solar photovoltaic industry welcomes the South African Cabinet’s approval of the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy’s (DMRE) latest Int...Read More

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

IBC SOLAR – The Expert for PV, Storage and off-grid present again on the African Utility Week

At this year’s African Utility Week, IBC SOLAR is having its 3rd appearance in a row and its 2nd energy show presence in 2019 after exhibiting at the African Solar Show in March. IBC SOLAR opened its ...Read More

IEA PVPS PRESS RELEASE : 500 GW of total Photovoltaic capacity installed in 2018

International Energy Agency Photovoltaic Power System Programme (IEA PVPS) publishes its new “Snapshot of Global Photovoltaic Markets 2018”: At the end of 2018, PV reached for the first time half a TW...Read More

Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy adopts draft Integrated Resource Plan 2018

Following a public wide consultation, the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Energy has adopted the draft IRP 2018. In this process the committee received around 41 written submissions, including 38...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

National Renewable Energy efforts boosted by launch of dedicated training centre at CPUT

The South African Renewable Energy Training Centre (Saretec) based at CPUT is uniquely placed to fulfil the need for quality training in the growing renewable energy sector. This sentiment was undersc...Read More

The South Africa Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) welcomes the long-awaited draft Integrated Resource Plan

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 27 August 2018 The South Africa Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) welcomes the long-awaited draft Integrated Resource Plan SAPVIA welcomes the long-await...Read More

SAPVIA welcomes today’s signing of PPAs

[Download PDF] The South Africa Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) welcomes the signing of the PPAs today.  SAPVIA Chairperson Mr Davin Chown says “It has been a long drawn out process to prov...Read More

Media Statement by Minister Jeff Radebe, Minister of Energy on the Independent Power Producer Programmes 8 March 2018

The Minister of Energy, Mr Jeff Radebe, announced in parliament on Thursday, 08 March 2018,  that the project agreements of the 27 Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Projects (REIPPP), includ...Read More

JinkoSolar Interviewed by CNN as Global Leader in Solar

Shanghai, China January 28th, 2018 – JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE:JKS), a global leader in the Photovoltaic (PV) industry, today announced...Read More

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