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  • Eskom delays on IPP signatures are costing jobs
    31 Aug, 2016

    An estimated 26 000 jobs are at risk as Eskom hampers the most successful South African public-private partnership to date

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  • Mulilo-Sonnedix-Prieska Solar PV plant achieves commercial operation
    29 Jul, 2016

    Global independent power producer, Sonnedix, brings its biggest solar plant into commercial operation in South Africa.

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  • Finance minister’s stance on independent power producers welcomed
    29 Jul, 2016

    WWF South Africa welcomes the Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan’s stance on energy policy after he reaffirmed government’s commitment to keeping renewable energy in the mix through its renewable energy IPP programme.

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  • 134 MW Amakhala Emoyeni Wind Farm achieves commercial operations
    29 Jul, 2016

    The Bedford/Cookhouse region of South Africa's Eastern Cape boasts another commercially operational wind farm

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