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Preferred Bidders Announcement: 7 December 2011

At a press conference held at the COP17 CCR Expo in Durban on Wednesday, 7 December 2011, the DoE announced the list of preferred bidders for the first round of renewable energy procurement. Herewith the results:

53 Bids were received by the 4th of November and evaluation was conducted in a secure environment at Gallagher Convention Centre between the 4th and 28th of November 2011. The total capacity of bids received was 2127.66MW, 28 was the total number of bids selected as preferred bids, and 66.5% was the percentage of preferred bidders.

Recommended Preferred Bidders: Technology allocations:

Allocation to preferred bidders: window 1 Allocation per determination: still available MW allocation per determination
MW Percentage MW Percentage
Solar PV 631.53 43.60% 818.47 56.40% 1450.00
CSP 150.00 75.00% 50.00 25.00% 200.00
Wind 633.99 34.30% 1216.01 65.70% 1850.00
Total MW 1415.52 39.00% 2209.48 61.00% 3625.00

Recommended Preferred Bidders: Solar PV:

Project Name Capacity (MW)
1. SlimSun Swartland Solar Park 5.00
2. RustMo1 Farm 6.76
3. Mulilo Renewable Energy Solar PV De Aar 9.65
4. Konkoosies Solar 9.65
5. Aries Solar 9.65
6. Greefspan PV Power Plant 10.00
7. Herbert PV Power Plant 19.90
8. Mulilo Renewable Energy Solar PV Prieska 19.93
9. Soutpan Solar Park 28.00
10. Witkop Solar Park 30.00
11. Touwsrivier Project 36.00
12. De Aar Solar PV 48.25
13. SA Mainstream Renewable Power Droogfontein 48.25
14. Letsasi Power Company 64.00
15. Lesedi Power Company 64.00
16. Kalkbult 72.50
17. Kathu Solar Energy Company 75.00
18. Solar Capital De Aar (Pty) Ltd 75.00
Total No. of preferred bidders for Solar PV: 18  631.53

Recommended Preferred Bidders: Solar CSP:

Project Name Capacity (MW)
1. Khi Solar One 50.00
2. KaXu Solar One 100.00
Total No. preferred bidders for Solar CSP: 2 150.00

Recommended Preferred Bidders: Wind:

Project Name Capacity (MW)
1.  Dassiesklip Wind Energy Facility 26.19
2. MetroWind Van Stadens Wind Farm 26.19
3. Hopefield Wind Farm 65.40
4. Noblesfontein 72.75
5. Red Cap Kouga Wind Farm – Oyster Bay 77.60
6. Dorper Wind Farm 97.00
7. Jeffreys Bay 133.86
8. Cookhouse Wind Farm 135.00
Total No. of preferred bidders for Wind:8 633.99

 

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