SAWEA pleased that govt’s renewable power procurement process moving forward

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Article Highlights:

  • The country is inching closer to freeing itself from Eskom’s monopoly on power generation.
  • This bidding window will bring South Africa’s procurement through the programme to a total of 7,800 megawatts. It is hoped that this will be enough to avoid severe power cuts.
  • Government is looking to solar and wind energy to help avoid load shedding.