State regulator approves power licences

Business Report 7 June 2012.

Power licences have been approved for successful bidders of renewable energy, the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa), said on Thursday.

All 28 bidders were successful in the first phase of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer (IPP) Programme…

(Editorial note: No word on whether Eskom is ready to connect these guys into the grid. The last I heard was that there is a five year lead time for the required grid connection and grid strengthening in some places.)