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South Africa's energy regulator has approved generation licences for the seven preferred bidders in the emergency procurement programme, including three for Karpowership.
While the implementation of the amended legislation is positive, it was not completely clear how the exemption would work in practice. Emma Dempster, Legal Director at Pinsent Masons comments on these developments.
When President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the self-generation threshold would be raised to 100MW he was at pains to point out that municipalities would still retain a large measure of autonomy over whether this would happen in their boundaries or not.
The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank, has approved a $1 million grant to Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in Angola, in efforts to encourage private investment in renewable energy. The...