South Africa

'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
Solar PV Panels Market Size Worth $176.2 Billion by 2027|CAGR 4.3%: Grand View Research, Inc
The international solar PV panels market size is expected to reach USD 176.2 billion by 2027, intensifying at a CAGR of 4.3% over the forecast duration, according to a brand-new record by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing need for sustainable carbon-free solar power combined with rigid regulations regarding climate change prevention are likely to enhance the growth of the market over the projection period.
Jun 19, 2020 // Market Research, USA, Japan, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Canadian Solar, Spain, France, Germany, UK, Italy, India, South Korea, China, Australia, First Solar, JA Solar, South america, Europe, JinkoSolar, Brazil, Asia, Risen Energy, Oceania, Africa, longi solar, Trina Solar, Mexico, Egypt, South Africa, North America, Paraguay, Colombia, renesola, Russia, UAE, Hanwha Q-Cells, GCL-SI, Talesun, sunpower corporation, Central & South America, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific, Shenzhen Yingli New Energy Resources Co.,Ltd.
Mauritian fund spends $3 million in P2P solar expert Sun Exchange
Sun Exchange has actually closed a $4 million Series-A funding round by obtaining a $3 million investment from ARPF, a Mauritian private equity fund. The peer-to-peer solar leasing platform claimed it will certainly make use of the funds to help its participants release solar solutions throughout sub-Saharan Africa.
Jun 12, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, South Africa, Sun Exchange, SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, Mauritius, ARPF, William Barry, Adam Draper
South African chemicals manufacturer looks for to acquire 600 MW of renewables
Sasol has actually introduced an ask for info procedure to provide its South African procedures with renewable resource.
May 18, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Africa, South Africa, Sasol, Hermann Wenhold
Scatec Solar Announces Completion of 258 MW Solar Project in South Africa
Scatec Solar has actually begun industrial procedure of the 3rd 86 MW solar plant in Upington, South Africa, finishing the 258 MW solar energy complicated.
Apr 7, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Raymond Carlsen, Scatec Solar, Africa, South Africa, International
Scatec Solar Commissions 2nd Unit in 258 MW Solar Complex in South Africa
Scatec Solar has actually begun very early business procedure for an additional 86 MW, the secondly of 3, of the 258 MW solar energy complicated in Upington, South Africa.
Feb 26, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Raymond Carlsen, Scatec Solar, Africa, South Africa, International
Eskom looks for modules and installing structures for off-grid job
The South African utility is seeking deals for the supply of 1,383 320 W polycrystalline modules and installing structures, to be used for the construction of 4 off-grid PV projects at its proving ground.
Feb 4, 2020 // Technology, Markets & Finance News, Grids, tender, Africa, eskom, South Africa