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March 14, 2022
Alice Grundy explores the success of South Africa’s renewables auctions and the challenges that still remain for the development of PV in the country.
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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.
July 9, 2020
Scatec Solar beat South Africa’s nationwide COVID-19 enforced lockdown by just a day when it completed the 258MW Upington solar complex in April 2020. Here’s how they did it.
October 22, 2019
Association in discussions with Ministry on omitted years, but applauds 'moderate level of certainty' overall.
June 19, 2019
Reatile Group has already invested in three projects being built by juwi in South Africa under the REIPPP.
February 19, 2019
Renegotiating renewable tariffs agreed in the early 2010s to help technically insolvent state utility Eskom could “dent investor confidence”, says SAPVIA.
August 29, 2018
Silicon Module Super League member (SMSL) Canadian Solar has established a joint venture with Chinese firm ET Energy to perform EPC services and supply modules to 132MW of solar projects in South Africa for Africa-based IPP BioTherm Energy.
August 20, 2018
Fund manager African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) has acquired majority stakes in nine new solar and wind power plants in South Africa, totaling 800MW.
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 6, 2018
Independent solar power producer Scatec Solar has confirmed it had signed Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) on three solar PV plants in South Africa totalling 258 MW. PV Tech recently highlighted that the South African government has finally signed a total of 27 PPAs after long-running saga of delays.

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