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All business eyes are on the DMRE ministry, awaiting the gazetting of the amendment to Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act that pushes the self-generation threshold up to 100MW.
More than a month ago, on 10 June, South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa lifted the limit for generation for companies without the need for a licence from 1MW to 100MW. Industry stakeholders are now waiting for the next step in the process, an announcement is simply not enough. People are asking, how long does it take to write the 100MW generation notice?
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement to increase the self-generation without a licence threshold from 1MW to 100MW has been a long time coming for South Africa’s commercial and industrial sector.
This discussion covers the various perspectives – geographic, policy, economic and technological while exploring whether embedded generation would provide a much-needed solution to environmentally sustainable electricity systems.
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 South African Photovoltaic Industry Association has welcomed Enertronica Santerno’s decision to expand its solar PV component manufacturing capacity in SA.
GreenCape have launched the latest Market Intelligence Reports which highlight investment opportunities in key sectors of the green economy.
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.
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.