power purchase agreements
3:00
Apr 4, 2018

Radebe finally signs R58bn renewable energy deals

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.

5:20
Mar 13, 2018

R58bn renewables deals blocked at 11th hour

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

3:30
Sep 13, 2017

Renewables industry weighs options ahead of power deals

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

3:30
Sep 1, 2017

Relief as govt confirms imminent signing of renewables deals

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

4:20
Apr 10, 2017

D-day looms for Eskom to sign renewables deals

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

1:30
Feb 22, 2017

Govt commits to renewable energy industry

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

3:30

Zuma overrides Eskom's renewable energy snub

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

3:30
Sep 2, 2016

Renewable energy setbacks cost industry

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

2:50
Aug 1, 2016

Eskom shelves R50bn renewable energy deal

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

5:00
Jul 22, 2016

Renewables industry blasts Eskom

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

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