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July 28, 2016
Independent power producer (IPP) Sonnedix has reached commercial operation on an 86MW solar PV plant in South Africa, after only 17 months of construction.
July 25, 2016
Norwegian integrated independent solar power producer Scatec Solar doubled its power production from last year, according to a Stock Exchange filing.
July 11, 2016
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has agreed to loan Eskom, South Africa’s largest utility, US$1.34 billion to put towards the deployment of renewables under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).
June 15, 2016
Clean energy developer ET Energy announced that it has founded a new South African subsidiary — ET Solutions South Africa Pty Ltd., which will offer engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, along with operations and maintenance (O&M) for large-scale solar power plants.
June 8, 2016
Enel Green Power has completed construction and grid-connected a 66MW solar farm in South Africa, one of three projects in the country the Italy-headquartered company announced in March.
May 11, 2016
French renewables firm Engie, formerly GDF Suez, the largest independent power producer in the world, recently signed a long-term PPA for a 100MW concentrated solar power (CSP) project in South Africa.
April 27, 2016
Italian smart energy company TerniEnergia announced that its South African subsidiary has completed the construction of a 82.5MWp PV plant, in Paleisheuwel, South Africa.
March 17, 2016
A 90MW PV project has been completed and inaugurated in South Africa under the country's flagship renewable energy programme.
February 22, 2016
Chinese manufacturer JA Solar has been chosen as the sole module supplier for an 86MW PV power plant in South Africa.
January 22, 2016
CIGS thin-film solar technology manufacturer SoloPower Systems has completed its first commercial-scale deployment in South Africa.

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