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New SAPVIA board talk renewables to boost economy

Solar industry body SAPVIA’s new board members have reaffirmed their belief that the renewable energy sector is key to kick-starting the South African economy post-COVID-19. SAPVIA was formed a decade ago by six individuals with a passion to have renewable energy included in the IRP2010. Today the industry body represents 378 companies and service providers […]

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ARCELORMITTAL SOUTH AFRICA TO INTRODUCE RENEWABLE POWER INTO ENERGY MIX

  ArcelorMittal South Africa is inviting independent power producers (IPPs) to participate in a request for information (RFI) process for the supply and management of several photovoltaic (PV) power plants at its operations. A subsidiary of ArcelorMittal Holdings which is a leader in the global steel industry, ArcelorMittal South Africa is the largest steel producing […]

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COVID-19: Post-crisis clean energy progress will need reliable supplies of critical minerals, says IEA

  According to the IEA study, clean energy technologies generally require more minerals than fossil fuel-based counterparts. An onshore wind plant requires eight times as much minerals as a gas-fired plant of the same capacity New Delhi: The global clean energy sector would require a reliable supply of critical minerals to continue a smooth progress after the COVID-19 crisis, […]

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Tata Power completes sale of South African JV “Cennergi” for ZAR 1,550 million

~Exxaro Resources Ltd. of South Africa acquires entire 50% stake of Khopoli Investments Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Tata Power Company Ltd, in Cennergi JV ~ Khopoli Investments Ltd (a 100% subsidiary of Tata Power) today completed the sale of the Company’s entire stake in Cennergi, a South African joint venture to Exxaro […]

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South African Regulator Eases Path to Buying Private Power

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa took a crucial step toward allowing the government to procure emergency power and to allow the building of more privately owned power plants. The regulator issued public consultation papers after the energy minister allowed the procurement of 2,000 megawatts of emergency capacity as soon as possible and the […]

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South Africa’s businesses marooned by rolling power blackouts

As if choreographed by a puppet master, stores along the aisle of a Johannesburg mall hurriedly shut their doors one by one as soon as power outages strike slap-bang in the middle of the day. Johannesburg : As if choreographed by a puppet master, stores along the aisle of a Johannesburg mall hurriedly shut their […]

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REFILE-FACTBOX-Four ways South Africa can get more power generation capacity

JOHANNESBURG : Plagued by power cuts and with its infrastructure in desperate need of revamping, South Africa’s struggling state power utility Eskom says the country desperately needs an additional 5,000 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity. Here are some options: HARNESSING POWER FROM INDEPENDENTS Eskom’s nominal generating capacity is around 44,000 MW. But it also procures […]

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JinkoSolar’s motion for summary determination of non-infringement will be granted by ITC JUDGE within two weeks

Jacksonville, Fla.: JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: JKS) (“JinkoSolar”), one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world, today announced that the Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”) in U.S. International Trade Commission Investigation No. 337-TA-1151 (“the 1151 Investigation”) issued an order indicating that JinkoSolar’s motion for summary determination of non-infringement will be […]

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South Africa Prepares for a Battery Energy Storage System Tender

In a project that the World Bank hopes will be a catalyst for implementing its climate change strategy in low and middle-income countries, Eskom, South Africa’s 100% state-owned electricity utility, will launch a tender for a 1.4 gigawatt-hours battery energy storage system (“BESS”). The tender will likely be issued in the first or second quarter […]

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