South Africa Secures 975 MW of Solar Energy PPAs in 5th Tender

South Africa seems to be gaining speed on renewables. The country has authorized power purchase agreements (PPAs) for a capacity of 975 MW of renewable energy projects under the ongoing Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). The official statement of the government read, “Bid Window 6 asked for new generation capacity of 4,200 […]

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IPP Globeleq Signs PPAs for 450 MW Solar Power in South Africa

Globeleq, the key partner in the Ikamva Consortium, has said that it has reached legal close on six solar energy projects under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). The solar projects total to 450 MW in capacity. Globeleq, the Africa-focused independent power producer (IPP) – is majority partner in the Ikamva […]

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Mainstream Inks Deal to Develop RE Plants in South Africa

Global green energy player Mainstream Renewable Power has signed a lease agreement with South Africa’s national electricity company – Eskom – for a 1,650-hectare site where it plans to build and operate renewable energy plants. The quantum of the renewable energy project has not yet been disclosed by the company. The official statement of Mainstream […]

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Energy Consultancy ABL Group to Assess 2 GW RE in South Africa

ABL Group- an energy and marine consultancy – has said that it been contracted by various developers to provide energy yield assessment for more than 2 GW of potential solar and wind power plants in South Africa. ABL said that about 1.5 GW of the energy yield assessment work is related to nine potential solar […]

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