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Two-part webinar: Wheeling frameworks and negotiating tenable PPAs

Two-part dialogue on the IPP market in South Africa

The South African Independent Power Producers Association (SAIPPA) and ESI Africa have partnered to bring you two live discussions with expert guest speakers.

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Part two: Thursday, 5 November @ 13h00 GMT

Balancing Act: Negotiating Tenable PPAs for IPPs and Private Buyers
How do large industrial users (LPUs) who have historically always received “competitive” stable power now engage with the growing IPP market who offer differing technical and tariff solutions to offset LPUs’ current grid power?

– Reason Abajuo, Legal Counsel – Power Sector, African Legal Support Facility
– Robert Futter, Executive Direction, Cresco
– Suren Rajaruthnam, Head of Energy, Anglo American

Moderator: Chanda Nxumalo, Managing Director, Harmattan Renewables


Part one: Recording coming soon

If SAIPPA established a Wheeling Help Desk, would you use it? Contact Dave Long, secretary-general of SAIPPA, to find out more dlong.ies@gmail.com

A Guide to Wheeling Frameworks as a Realistic Energy Solution
Wheeling frameworks are not that common but are being used to good effect by some IPPs and loads. Wheeling offers generators and buyers the opportunity to enter into bilateral PPAs, using Eskom and/or municipalities’ networks for delivering the power.

NERSA has a set of regulatory rules that structures wheeling relationships entitled “Regulatory Rules on Network Charges for the Transportation of Energy”. These were published in March 2012. Other statutes provide for non-discriminatory access to the networks to allow bilateral trading to take place. Eskom has a well-established methodology to handle wheeling, however, the application in municipalities is not standardised.

This webinar covered some of the more important practical aspects of wheeling from the perspective of municipalities, Eskom and users.

– Garth Greubel, CEO, Energy Exchange
– Vally Padayachee, Strategic Advisor, AMEU
– Keith Bowen, Power Systems Economist at Eskom
– Andrew Carr – Convenor of the SAIPPA Wheeling Work Group and MD, Sebenzana
Moderator: Dave Long, Secretary-General, SAIPPA