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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.
Eskom, South Africa’s state-owned power utility, is at a turning point according to Group CEO, André de Ruyter. Professor Anton Eberhard, director of the Power Futures Lab at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business posed some questions to the power utility’s CEO.
Apparently, in government, there is an activity known as walking the dog – a strategy intended to keep politicians, officials and stakeholders quiet, and to calm them down when they get agitated for some of the action.
Commentary: Raising the self-generation threshold is not a sufficient condition to unlock the significant potential that distributed generation, wheeling and trading of electricity can deliver to customers.
On concurrence from Nersa, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy is now set to embark on preparations for the procurement of the 2,500MW new nuclear power build programme.
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) hosted a subcommittee recommending a plan to procure 2,500MW of new nuclear power.
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.
Investigation into the Karpowership saga as South Africa's energy regulator commences public hearings for generation licence applications under the Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement programme.
The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) comments on the recent developments in the gazetting of the amendments to Schedule 2 of the country's Electricity Regulation Act.
South Africa's minister of mineral resources and energy, Gwede Mantashe, signed the amended Schedule 2 of the electricity regulation act.