Ministerial determinations on way to unlock baseload, renewables IPPs

Engineering News 17 August 2012.

Energy Minister Dipuo Peters will issue determinations in the near future to kick-start a baseload independent power producer (IPP) procurement process, as well as extend the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP) beyond the 3 725 MW currently being procured for delivery by 2016.

Speaking at a REIPPP bidders conference in Johannesburg, Peters indicated that the determination would be in line with the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for electricity, which was published in March 2011…

http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ministerial-determinations-on-way-to-unlock-baseload-renewables-ipps-2012-08-16

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