South Africa

Scatec eyes 12GW of renewables additions as part of US$ 11.7 bn growth
Scatec has unveiled a NOK 100 billion (US$ 11.7 billion) strategy that will certainly see the business increase its renewables portfolio to 15GW over the next four years.
Mar 23, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Raymond Carlsen, ENERGY STORAGE, Scatec, India, floating PV, South america, Brazil, Asia, Tunisia, Africa, South Africa
South Africa launches request for propositions for 1GW of solar PV
The South African federal government has actually released its most current renewables procurement round under its Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), which is to obtain 1GW of solar PV.
Mar 22, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, tender, solar-plus-storage, Africa, eskom, South Africa, ACWA Power, Gwede Mantashe, solar wind hybrid, G7 Renewable Energies, power cuts, procurement, Killian Hagemann
Scatec hails 'transformational' 2020 as renewables pipeline strikes record 10.5 GW.
Scatec said it went through a "transformational" year in 2020, with its complete renewables pipeline currently standing at a record high of 10.5 GW.
Feb 3, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Scatec Solar, IPP, South america, Brazil, Asia, Africa, South Africa, Vietnam, Independent Power Producer, construction
Renewable generation to remain below 10% in Africa by 2030
The amount of non-hydro renewables such as solar in Africa is most likely to continue to be below 10% in 2030, although there are substantial regional differences.
Jan 12, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Africa, South Africa, Namibia, renewables, University of Oxford, solar power generation, Philipp Trotter
Juwi builds PV plant in South Africa for a gold mine's own power consumption
German Juwi AG will install a solar power plant with a capacity of 9.9 MW for Pan African Resources in South Africa.
Dec 16, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, South Africa, PV Power Plant, juwi
Waterloo solar energy plant (75 MWp) enters into industrial operation
The Waterloo photovoltaic or pv solar energy plant is now operational. The 75 MWp center was built by the South African subsidiary of juwi Renewable Energies in behalf of a consortium of African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM, a member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments) with its IDEAS fund, Reatile Solar Power (RF) (Pty), Phakwe Solar (RF) (Pty), AREP (African Rainbow Energy and Power) as well as Cicada Community Trust.
Dec 2, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, South Africa, PV Power Plant
'Everything about the sun': Solar plant powers up at Sol brewery
Inauguration of solar plant at Sol brewery in Netherlands will certainly help parent firm Heineken reach goal of attaining 70 per cent renewable energy across its production centers
Nov 4, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Germany, UK, Australia, Europe, Oceania, Netherlands, Africa, South Africa, Sol brewery, Diederik Vos
ACWA Power's Bokpoort Concentrated Solar Power plant breaks African record
ACWA Power, a leading programmer, investor and operator of power generation and also desalinated water plants worldwide, announced Wednesday that its South African Bokpoort CSP plant has come to be the very first eco-friendly facility in the continent to complete a complete week of continual night and day operation.
Oct 30, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, South Africa, ACWA Power, Concentrated solar power, csp, termosolar
South African Mining Company Strategies to Set up a 10 MW Solar Project
South Africa-based Marula Platinum Mine has issued an ask for information (RfI) for establishing a 10 MW solar project to power its procedures.
Oct 7, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, South Africa, Solar Project, Marula Platinum Mine
South Africa to tender 6.4 GW of solar and wind, 513 MW of storage and 4.5 GW of conventional generation
The country's regulator has approved a government plan to tender for 11.81 GW of power generation capacity on top of the 2 GW tender opened last month.
Sep 17, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, tender, Africa, South Africa, Gwede Mantashe
South Africa starts 2 GW tech-neutral tender to improve power supply
The South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) is asking for propositions for the Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (RMIPPPP). The tender is intended to obtain 2 GW of ability in feedback to the chronic short-term power supply void that is affecting the country as well as its mining industry. Renewables are also entitled to compete.
Aug 31, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, tender, Africa, South Africa, dmre
South African chemicals manufacturer looks for bids for 20 MW of PV
Sasol intends to power its procedures in the communities of Secunda as well as Sasolburg with 2 10 MW solar projects. The effective bidders with sell power to the factories under power purchase arrangements.
Aug 4, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, South Africa, Sasol, Hermann Wenhold
South African utility Eskom releases tender for 80 MW/320 MWh of storage
The South African national power business is preparing to release big range energy storage ability at the Skaapvlei substation. The center will help manage the periodic energy created by a 100 MW Eskom wind ranch.
Aug 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, pv power plants, tender, Africa, eskom, South Africa
ArcelorMittal looks for solar PPAs for 150 MW in South Africa
The steel supplier intends to authorize power purchase arrangements for 6 operational sites in Vanderbijlpark, Newcastle, Vereeniging, Pretoria, Thabazimbi and Saldanha.
Jul 14, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Africa, South Africa, arcelormittal
South African steel giant looks for companion for 110MW of PV
South Africa-based steel producer ArcelorMittal SA (AMSA) is inviting propositions from independent power producers (IPPs) to develop 2 utility-scale solar projects as it seeks to decrease its energy costs.
Jul 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, IPP, PPA, Africa, South Africa, rfi, arcelormittal