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  • SAREC WELCOMES NERSA CONCURRENCE FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF 11 813 MW OF POWER

    [View PDF] The South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) welcomes the announcement by The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) of the NERSA concurrence to Ministerial Determination for the procurement of 11 813 MW new generation capacity. The determination allocated a capacity of 4800 MW to wind, 2000 MW to solar PV and 513 MW to energy storage, amongst other technologies.   As South Africa continues to face the energy crisis characterised by the ever-increasing risk ...

    Posted at September 16, 2020 | Categories : Press Room
  • SAREC RELEASE: 2019 INTEGRATED RESOURCE PLAN

    [View PDF] The South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) welcomes the release of the 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) by the Minerals Resource and Energy Minister, the Honourable Minister Mantashe. The IRP was released on Friday, 18th October 2019 at 10h00. In considering the generation mix presented in the 2019 IRP, Government considered amongst other criteria, the balance between supply & demand, the environment, the current state of the economy, together with the national ...

    Posted at October 18, 2019 | Categories : Press Room