renewable energy independent power producer procurement programme reipppp

October 29, 2021
South Africa’s latest renewables procurement window, the Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), has awarded solar independent power producers (IPPs) 1GW out of a total of 2.6GW of capacity
August 24, 2021
South Africa’s latest renewables procurement window for 2.6GW of capacity has received bids from 102 potential project developers, including 63 solar projects, according to the country’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE).
February 19, 2019
Renegotiating renewable tariffs agreed in the early 2010s to help technically insolvent state utility Eskom could “dent investor confidence”, says SAPVIA.
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 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.
February 13, 2017
Eskom is conditionally committing to follow through with South African president Jacob Zuma’s announcement that the utility will indeed sign the remaining PPAs under the government’s renewable procurement programme (REIPPPP).

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