Small scale embedded generation

Eskom wins case to cut electricity supply to non-paying customers

Electricity costs: South Africa’s double-edged energy sword

South Africans can expect as much as a 15% increase in their electricity costs from mid-2021 but large-scale grid defection is not ideal.
C&I solar power

Switching to solar? This is what you need to know

Sporadic implementation of loadshedding and tariff hikes, are the reasons why many might be considering solar PV installations.
Renewable energy

South Africa: Ease regulation for municipalities to buy power from IPPs

IPPs are calling for a more conducive regulatory framework that will enable municipalities to procure power directly from them.
EMBEDDED GENERATION INSTALLATION

Commentary: Embedded generation installation SANS 10142-1 standards

SAPVIA board member Frank Spencer comments on the upcoming SANS codes for the safe connection of small-scale embedded generation installation to low-voltage grids.
solar pv

South Africa marks milestone for emergency power procurement

DMRE has confirmed that South Africa's energy regulator is in agreement with a Ministerial determination for the procurement of 2,000MW of emergency power.
off-grid solar

Op-Ed: Is SA’s energy dark ages set to end after SONA...

Dr Sam Duby, TFE Energy's Africa Director, asks whether the 2020 SONA is the first shaft of light heralding the end of South Africa’s energy dark ages.
video

Embedded generation standards mark progress for South Africa’s ESI

In this video, our editor shares with you one of the latest trending stories on ESI Africa, which covers a code for embedded generation installation.
World Bank

SAPVIA supports Ramaphosa’s direction for the energy sector

SAPVIA Chief Operating Officer, Niveshen Govender, supports the sentiments of the President of South Africa’s 2020 State of the Nation Address.
video

Financial structures for renewable projects in Africa

In this exclusive interview, with Justin Schmidt, Head: Renewable Energy at Absa Bank, he gives insight into the evolution of financial structures...
SADC

SA Energy Minister’s decision on SSEG will drive investment, says SAPVIA

The decision by the DoE to approve the deviation from the IRP (2010-2030) is welcomed by SAPVIA and was received positively by the industry alike.

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