South African Minister of Energy, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, revealed the 10 preferred bidders in the small projects REIPPP at the opening of the South African International Renewable Energy Conference.
The small projects REIPPP targets are IPPs who will roll out projects with the capacity to deliver between one and five MW. The 10 preferred bidders are Adams Solar PV, Bellatrix Solar PV‚ Du Plessis Solar PV4‚ Steynsrus PV2‚ Heuningspruit PV1‚ Steynsrus PV1‚ Klawer Wind Farm‚ Hopefield Community Wind Farm‚ George Small-scale Biomass to Energy, and Busby Renewables (Biomass).
“We have also been aware of creating opportunities for small and medium-sized entrepreneurs in our renewable energy program,” the Minister said. “The intention is to assist small developers to gain assistance in project development, as well as in raising the necessary funding projects of this nature.”