Posts tagged as IRP

Power for Africa

by Mike Rycroft, editor The RFI issued in December 2011 by the Department of Energy for non-renewable IPPs achieved an amazing response totaling some 61 000 MW, 50% more than our total generating capacity. Sub-Saharan Africa is said to be an energy poor region, but this response shows that the potential to generate adequate electricity […]

Rooftop solar PV, an awakening giant

by Mike Rycroft, EE Publishers; Andreas Wagnaar and Barbara  Sabbione, Bosch Solar  Small to medium sized rooftop solar PV systems are being installed extensively in other countries, notably Germany, Japan and the US, where legislation is in place to support this technology, and where the PV industry has developed on the back of these programs. […]