south africa

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.
February 19, 2020
Scatec Solar and its partners have both grid connected and reached commercial operation for the 86MW first phase of a 258MW PV installation in Upington, South Africa.
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.
November 29, 2019
Country reeling from widespread power cuts says Abu Dhabi Prince has agreed to assist with roll-out of 2GW solar portfolio nationwide, with Lake Kariba singled out as impromptu battery.
November 5, 2019
CSIR mining engineer tells PV Tech of potential rehabilitation in coal, gold and uranium mining areas with solar and wind focus.
October 22, 2019
Association in discussions with Ministry on omitted years, but applauds 'moderate level of certainty' overall.
October 9, 2019
GCF backs US$537m scheme to lower credit barriers for solar (280MW) and wind (50MW) IPPs in African country, in year when Eskom’s woes have cast doubts over state-offtaker route.
August 20, 2019
Caledonia group mulls solar PV plant as Zimbabwe's unprecedented power crisis triggers a slowdown in the broader mining sector, with three other players allegedly bankrolling the state utility's emergency purchase of international power.
August 13, 2019
Developer Sola Group partners with institutional duo to raise ZAR400m for PPA-backed pipeline, meant to bring down C&I costs by aggregating deals.
July 22, 2019
Matshela Koko says last year’s probe in South Africa has pushed him to ‘greater heights’ after securing Zimbabwe’s go-ahead to 100MW/240MWh plant.

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