Sustainability news: Solar stories
by GPMA · Published · Updated
The 125 hectare, 86MW, Mulilo-Sonnedix-Prieska PV project, in the Northern Cape officially started commercial operation on Friday 22 July, 2016. Construction was completed after only 17 months. Further to developments in Europe, Asia and Americas, the Prieska Solar Plant is Independent Power Producer (IPP) Sonnedixâ€™s first plant in South Africa and the biggest in its fleet.
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Finance ministerâ€™s stance on independent power producers welcomed
Posted on 29 July 2016
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South African PV sector slams delays as manufacturers close shop
By Christopher Hopson 31 August 2016
South Africaâ€™s solar industry has warned that the credibility of the countryâ€™s acclaimed Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) is being threatened by ongoing delays caused by the uncertainty created by state-owned power utility Eskom.
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By Antoinette Slabbert 10 October 2016
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The Cost of Solar Power Has Fallen 25% in Only 5 Months
“Last year, Costa Rica powered itself purely with renewable energy for 299 days total.”