Request for Information, open to private and public organisations, published by the Western Cape Government for renewable energy projects that will develop into new generation capacity in the region.
The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), has welcomed the announcement by President Ramaphosa to lift the threshold for companies to produce their own electricity without a licence to 100MW.
“The country is in the throes of an energy crisis and the importance of the discussions at Enlit Africa this week have been punctuated by loadshedding.”
After grim days of loadshedding, South Africa’s future is brighter with the announcement that red tape is being cut for embedded generation projects of up to 100MW.
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa today announced the increase of the embedded generation threshold from 1MW to 100MW.
The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), has engaged with its members to ascertain if the sector is able to provide additional power, in line with the recent call for additional energy from existing Independent Power Producers (IPPs) by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE).
uYilo eMobility, an initiative of the Technology Innovation Agency to enable, facilitate and mobilise electric vehicle mobility in South Africa, has launched their 2021 uYilo Kick Start Fund. The fund, for eMobility and related projects, aims to assist projects in this sector reach commercialisation into the market.
In South Africa, Meadows Energy, a 100% women-owned company, announced its partnership with G7 Renewable Energies for construction of the 128MW Oya Hybrid Energy Project as part of the RMIPPP programme.
GE released a paper sharing their position on South Africa’s energy transition and the role they believe gas power and renewables will play in accelerating the country’s energy transition.
In an exclusive interview, Vuyo Matiwane, grid manager at BTE Renewables, shares that testing and commissioning can be a challenging time as it is the most critical part of the project.