Nersa set to concur with DoE on renewables bid process, but raises questions

Engineering News 11 July 2011.

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) is set to concur with a determination by Energy Minister Dipuo Peters outlining the tender process for the first 1 025 MW of renewable energy projects. But it has also sent a letter to the Minister in which it raises a range of matters arising from government’s decision to abandon the renewable energy feed-in tariff (Refit) model and the role of the regulator in licencing the projects…