Radebe finally signs R58bn renewable energy deals

Apr 4, 2018

The ceremony marks the conclusion of 27 outstanding power purchase agreements under Bid Window 3.5 and 4 of the SA's renewable energy programme.

R58bn renewables deals blocked at 11th hour

Mar 13, 2018

Trade union Numsa and civic group Transform RSA granted urgent court interdict to stop the signing of the power deals.

Renewables industry weighs options ahead of power deals

Sep 13, 2017

The sector considers the legal, financial and credit risk implications on their projects before power purchase agreements are signed.

Relief as govt confirms imminent signing of renewables deals

Sep 1, 2017

Energy minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says outstanding power purchase agreements will be signed by the end of next month.

D-day looms for Eskom to sign renewables deals

Apr 10, 2017

The renewable energy industry expects the power utility to sign two of the three outstanding contracts tomorrow.

Govt commits to renewable energy industry

Feb 22, 2017

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan affirms government's commitment to support the independent power producer programme.

Zuma overrides Eskom's renewable energy snub

Feb 10, 2017

Despite the power utility's delay tactics in renewing contracts, the president insists the parastatal will sign the outstanding deals.

Renewable energy setbacks cost industry

Sep 2, 2016

If Eskom fails to execute the power purchase agreements, over 26?000 jobs would not materialise, say industry players.

Eskom shelves R50bn renewable energy deal

Aug 1, 2016

The power utility calls off a 20-year power purchase agreement with Redstone Solar Thermal Power Project at the 11th hour.

Renewables industry blasts Eskom

Jul 22, 2016

The power utility decides not to sign any power purchase agreements with private producers after the current round is finalised.