Tag: REIPPPP


South Africa’s power utility Eskom has once again refused to sign power purchase agreements with renewable energy project developers and this time it seems to have complete backing of the government. Recently, an inter-governmental team informed the South African Parliament Read more…


Renewable energy development seems to be gaining pace once again in South Africa as the government there recently changed certain rules to expedite installation of projects in the eight Renewable Energy Development Zones of the country. The Ministry of Environmental Read more…


South Africa’s power utility is expected to end its alleged opposition towards procurement of renewable energy from some projects under the country’s auction programme, the energy minister has indicated. Tina Joemat-Pettersson recently stated that the impasse between Eskom and renewable Read more…


Enel’s Global Renewable Energies Division reported a record-breaking jump in capacity addition last year. Enel Green Power reported that it added 2,018 megawatts of renewable energy capacity last year, a 124% increase from around 900 megawatts capacity added in 2015. Read more…


The Italian renewable energy giant stated that its subsidiary Enel Green Power RSA commissioned two solar photovoltaic power projects under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).


The project will be developed jointly by SENER and ACCIONA which shall provide engineering, procurement and construction services for the project.


According to the new report released by GlobalData, South Africa has immense potential for wind installations over the next four years. The research and consulting firm GlobalData report states that more than 3 GW wind energy is expected to be Read more…


South Africa’s largest solar power project has now achieved full operational capacity giving a major and yet another boost to the country’s landmark Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme. Earlier this month, South Africa’s energy minister launched a 90 Read more…

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