South Africa R3 still not nailed

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South Africa will procure more onshore wind

South Africa has delayed announcing details of the preferred bidders selected under the latest stage of its renewable energy procurement programme.

A statement by the country’s Department of Energy did reveal the various allocations of capacity by technology among the 17 preferred bidders it has identified so far in the third round of the tender programme.

Of those, seven onshore wind projects account for 787MW; PV six, 450MW; CSP two, 200MW; biomass, one, 16.5MW. They have been sent letters of appointment.

However, the department indicated that the final tally is still not settled.

Its statement said: “The department has taken note of the fact that a large number of very competitive bid responses were submitted Log in to read complete article.

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