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April 1, 2019
The New Development Bank (NDB) and South African utility Eskom have signed off on a loan agreement for renewable energy Integration and a transmission augmentation project. As part of the deal, the NDB will provide a loan with sovereign guarantee to Eskom for a total of US$180 million.
February 19, 2019
Renegotiating renewable tariffs agreed in the early 2010s to help technically insolvent state utility Eskom could “dent investor confidence”, says SAPVIA.
July 2, 2018
South African utility Eskom and German Development Bank KfW have signed a US$100 million (~R1.35 billion) loan facility that will go towards improving the transmission network to support grid integration of renewable energy projects after 27 power purchase agreements (PPAs) were signed in April.
April 4, 2018
The South African government has signed 27 power purchase agreements (PPAs) after resolving the latest twist in the long-running saga.
March 13, 2018
Two unions in South Africa have blocked the signing of renewable energy power purchase agreements claiming that doing so will lead to job losses from closed coal plants.
March 9, 2018
Eskom will sign the 27 outstanding power purchase agreements (PPAs) from South Africa’s fourth round tender next week, the country’s energy minister has confirmed.
June 8, 2017
Breaking up Eskom’s monopoly in South Africa’s power market is not the answer to signing the outstanding PPAs under the country’s renewable energy procurement programme, a representative from the Department of Energy (DOE) has said.
May 12, 2017
The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) has launched an investigation into Eskom’s ongoing refusal to sign outstanding PPA contracts under the country’s renewable energy procurement programme (REIPPPP).
April 11, 2017
South African utility has failed to meet the deadline imposed by the country’s previous minister of energy for the financial close of outstanding PPAs under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).
March 1, 2017
The impasse between South African utility Eskom and the renewable energy IPPs “has been broken”, according to energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson.

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