Posts tagged as REIPPPP

Energize Inbox, Nov/Dec 2015

Our winning letter re: Energy efficiency measures and the rebound effect Sir Thank you for the interesting article on the rebound effect which was published on page 59 of the October 2015 edition of Energize. Some research have been undertaken on this topic in South Africa which found it to be severe in some areas. […]

Noupoort Wind Farm breaks ground with community support

  On 9 July 2015, a ground-breaking ceremony on the site of the Noupoort Wind Farm was attended by representatives from the community of the surrounding Umsobomvu local municipality, including ward counsellors and the mayor. This Northern Cape project is one of the first to start construction as part of the third round of the […]

Procurement models applied to IPP programmes in South Africa

  The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) is largely viewed as a positive and innovative programme. We need a base-load procurement model that builds on the successes of the REIPPPP and extends these to base-load IPPs. Eskom’s future financial health presents a significant risk to procurement of renewables, thermal base-load and nuclear […]

Keys to securing a solar project in round four of South Africa’s REIPPPP

  A webinar which will be held on 2 July 2014 is set to reveal the key factors which could form a solar project winning bid in the upcoming fourth round the South African REIPPP programme. Davin Chown, the chairperson of the South African Photovoltaic Association (SAPVIA), and Marc Levre, a  partner at Baker and […]