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July 26, 2022
South Africa's government has unveiled a raft of measures to bolster renewables deployment in the country as it responds to is energy crisis.
June 7, 2022
Independent power producer Scatec has signed power purchase agreements (PPA) for three co-located solar and storage projects in South Africa that include 540MW of PV capacity.
PV Tech Premium
January 31, 2022
With the sixth auction round of South Africa’s REIPPP on the horizon and new opportunities for distributed PV opening up, Alice Grundy explores the remaining barriers to solar deployment in the country.
November 24, 2021
The South African mining industry is planning to build 3.9GW of renewable projects and storage that would see the sector make strides towards meeting its 2050 net zero target and relieve pressure on South African public utility Eskom, which has called on the industry to supplement its energy supply
October 25, 2021
South African public utility Eskom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with mining companies Exxaro and Seriti Resources to help decarbonise their operations by deploying solar PV
March 19, 2021
A renewables procurement round launched today (19 March) by the government of South Africa will aim to source 2.6GW of clean energy capacity, of which 1GW will be solar PV and 1.6GW wind.
February 15, 2021
South Africa’s government will issue a request for proposals in the coming weeks for 2.6GW of additional solar and wind capacity, it has been announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
September 25, 2020
South Africa’s solar industry has welcomed new government plans to purchase 6.8GW of additional renewables from independent power producers as of 2022, but warned that an “urgent response” is needed to tackle the country’s ongoing energy crisis.
March 19, 2020
Clean energy victory as court dismisses final attempt by coal lobby to revoke 2GW+ of PPAs signed by wind and solar IPPs and troubled utility Eskom.
December 12, 2019
Leading PV industry association says 2GW of small-scale generation could be installed over a 12 month period as a much-needed supply source amidst national power crisis.

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