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  • ESKOM SEEMS TO BE DEFYING THE PRESIDENT

    Signs are already emerging that Eskom will drag its feet wherever possible to resist signing outstanding power purchase agreements with renewable producers. In a state of the nation address heavily focused on economic growth and transformation, the president stated last week that “Eskom will sign the outstanding power purchase agreement (PPAs) for renewable energy in line with the procured rounds.” The President had earlier acknowledged the importance of renewable power in South Africa’s energy mix. Before power ...

    Posted at February 20, 2017 | Categories : Press Room
  • SA RENEWABLE ENERGY CELEBRATES THE PRESIDENCY’S CLEAR SUPPORT OF RENEWABLES

    The South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) is very pleased to note the presidency’s clear support for the country’s Renewable Energy Procurement Programme (REI4P). This globally recognised programme was the initiative of government, and it is fitting that the policy-maker’s vision can continue to be realised. Industry appreciates the expressed support that key Ministers have lent to the Renewable Energy programme (REI4P) during the year-long impasse with Eskom. “Some of the serious economic effects of the ...

    Posted at February 10, 2017 | Categories : Press Room
  • Posted at January 30, 2017 | Categories : Video
  • Posted at January 30, 2017 | Categories : Video
  • SAREC Introduction

    This is an excerpt.

    Posted at January 30, 2017 | Categories : Video
  • LEGAL OPINION – POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS

    Read the legal opinion document prepared by Webber Wentzel here:[gview file="http://sarec.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/SAREC-Opinion-Final.pdf"]

    Posted at January 20, 2017 | Categories : Press Room