South Africa

Eskom to collectively establish solar projects at South African coal mines
South African utility Eskom has actually authorized a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with mining business Exxaro as well as Seriti Resources to help decarbonise their procedures by releasing solar PV.
Oct 25, 2021 // Plants, Africa, eskom, South Africa, mining, coal mining
Pele Green, EDF to build 100-MW solar park at S African platinum mine
A tie-up of Pele Green Energy and EDF Renewables South Africa will certainly construct a 100-MW solar park for South African mining titan Anglo American Platinum (JSE: AMS), the latter claimed on Wednesday.
Oct 7, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, South Africa, EDF Renewables, PV Power Plant, Pele Green
Scatec's solar-storage project endures blow in S Africa, 2021 target missed out on
Norwegian green power producer Scatec ASA (OSL: SCATC) has been forced to reschedule building of its Kenhardt 540-MW solar-plus-storage project in South Africa because of a hold-up in the government authorization process, and revoke projects in Brazil as well as Ukraine.
Oct 1, 2021 // Plants, Storage, Africa, South Africa, solar-plus-storage project, Scatec ASA
Swedish fund finances five African solar projects
Trine joins pressures with Solarise Africa to sustain plans in South Africa as well as Kenya
Sep 2, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Kenya, Africa, South Africa, Jan Albert Valk, Solarise Africa, TRINE, Sam Manaberi
South Africa's Eskom Program $7.2 B Investment in Wind & Solar
South African power utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. is preparing to spend 106 billion rand, or $7.2 billion, in wind as well as solar energy by the end of the decade. Eskom, which makes up two-fifths of the nation's greenhouse gas outcome, may execute its strategy either individually or through a collaboration.
Aug 31, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, South Africa, Gwede Mantashe, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd, Cyril Ramaphosa, Andre de Ruyter
Record 102 Bidders for 2.6 GW South Africa RE Tender
The high action indicates exactly how the tide has actually turned in favour of renewables in South Africa, otherwise a slow-moving transform to sustainable. Issues with its distribution companies has been condemned for much of the hold-ups in embracing renewable energy by South Africa.
Aug 27, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, tender, Africa, South Africa, dmre, Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme, REIPPPP
South Africa obtains 63 solar bids in newest renewables procurement round
South Africa's latest renewables procurement window for 2.6 GW of capability has actually gotten bids from 102 possible project programmers, consisting of 63 solar projects, according to the nation's Department of Mineral Resources as well as Energy (DMRE).
Aug 25, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Policy, tender, auctions, Africa, South Africa, tenders, dmre, Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
Eskom looking to renewables as S Africa is reducing coal power
South African utility Eskom Holdings SOC will close down roughly 30% of its existing coal-fired power generation ability over the following years and repurpose some of the websites for solar energy production.
Aug 19, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, eskom, South Africa
Boikanyo solar power plant (50 MWp) begins business operations
The Boikanyo solar photovoltaic or pv power plant is beginning its business procedures in South Africa. The plant in the Northern Cape Province has a capability of 50 MWp. This power is fed into the grid of the state-owned business Eskom.
Aug 12, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, South Africa, PV Power Plant, Boikanyo solar plant
John Cockerill to Supply Thermal Receivers to Redstone CSP Plant in SA
John Cockerill, a Belgium-based design company, has exposed that it will provide molten salt solar thermal receivers to Redstone's 100 MW Concentrated Solar Energy Plant (CSP) in the North Cape Province of South Africa.
Jul 28, 2021 // Plants, Markets & Finance News, Thermal, Africa, South Africa, ACWA Power, Rajit Nanda, International, csp, Concentrated Solar Power Plant, John Cockerill, Redstone CSP Plant
South Africa increases licensing exception threshold for ingrained generation
South Africa's solar market has welcomed a new reform that will certainly raise the nation's licensing exception limit for ingrained generation projects from 1MW to 100MW.
Jun 12, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, Africa, South Africa, embedded generation, sapvia, commercial and industrial
Scatec awarded 540 MW solar plant with storage in a federal government tender in South Africa
Scatec has today been awarded Preferred Bidder standing on three projects totaling 150MW (3x50MW) of Contracted Capacity, by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy in South Africa under the technology agnostic Risk Mitigation Power Procurement Programme (RMIPPP). The tariffs awarded to the projects drop within the series of the formerly granted preferred bidders.
Jun 2, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, Raymond Carlsen, Scatec, Africa, South Africa, PV Power Plant, RMIPPP
ACWA Power closes money for 100-MW CSP park in S Africa
Saudi renewables programmer ACWA Power has commenced building and construction of the 100-MW Redstone focusing solar power (CSP) plant in South Africa after attaining monetary close for the project.
May 12, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Africa, South Africa, ACWA Power, PV Power Plant
ACWA Power Achieves Financial Close on 100 MW CSP Plant in South Africa
ACWA Power has actually introduced the commencement of construction on the 100 MW Redstone CSP project complying with the success of financial close.
May 11, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Africa, South Africa, ACWA Power, Paddy Padmanathan, International, csp, solar projects, ACWA CSP
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