South African regulator approves new generation capacity

Issue 423 - 24 Sep 2020

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has concurred with a decision by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) to procure up to 11,813MW of new capacity. Concurrence from the regulator is necessary for the government to gazette the procurement and allow the process to formally begin. The decision follows another concurrence in June for 2GW to be procured through the risk mitigation IPP procurement programme (RMPPP).

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