Markets - 20/October/2021

Rule change promises South African renewables options beyond REIPPPP

South Africa’s energy transition has faltered in recent years with the ripples of political turmoil spreading to its regulatory frameworks and state-owned utility, hampering renewable energy auction rounds and transmission system development in the process. But a proposed change in the law may provide a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel for renewable energy developers

South Africa’s renewables procurement programme is no longer the only game in town for developers

BIDS IN South Africa’s auctions scheme was praised for its role in growing the country’s renewables base before it ran into difficulties

GOLDEN RULE Developers frustrated by the auction process are hoping to target the distributed energy market following a proposed change in licensing rules

KEY QUOTE It’s a positive sign for large energy users in South Africa because now they can build their own power generation up to 100 MW and reduce their dependence on Eskom ...

 

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