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SA president gives clear support for renewables

May 9, 2017

  The South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) is pleased to note the presidency’s clear support for the country’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer’s Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). This globally recognised programme was the initiative of government, and it is fitting that the policymaker’s vision can continue to be realised. Industry appreciates the expressed support that […]

Government supports renewable energy programme

May 9, 2017

The South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) is pleased to note the presidency’s support for the country’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). This globally recognised programme was the initiative of government, and it is fitting that the policymaker’s vision can continue to be realised. Industry appreciates the expressed support that key Ministers […]

In response to the Coal Transportation Forum’s action in Tshwane

May 9, 2017

The South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) has issued a statement in response to the Coal Transportation Forum’s (CTF’s) press notice, relating to the reasons behind their industrial action in Tshwane recently. SAREC believes that the statement contains a number of factual errors which need correcting. South Africa, along with the rest of the world, […]

SAREC responds to draft Integrated Resources Plan 2016

May 9, 2017

  The public participation process for SA’s Integrated Resources Plan 2016 update report (IRP2016) is an ideal opportunity for South African citizens to sway the long-term investment choices that will serve the country up to 2050. We don’t often have an opportunity to influence government policy, so this is a significant moment, not just for […]

SAREC responds to nuclear determination and procurement plans

April 24, 2017

  The South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) says it is hugely disappointed to hear that the Department of Energy and NERSA have “seemingly rushed through a Section 34 determination for the procurement of 9600 MW of nuclear energy on the basis of the very outdated Integrated Resource Plan published in 2010”. According to SAREC […]

SAREC responds to Eskom’s “propaganda” on renewable energy cost

April 24, 2017

  The South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC), together with various independent energy bodies, has come out in strong opposition to what it calls the “blatant distortion” of facts associated with the cost of renewable power purchases. Click here to read Eskom’s press release regarding the high cost of renewable energy Click here to read […]

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