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Shortages and rising prices raise doubts about South Africa power procurement programmes

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Issue 460 - 15 May 2022 - By Dan Marks | 4 minute read

With blackouts raging, South African efforts to bring new capacity online face global headwinds. Both the latest Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme (REIPPP5) and the Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme (RMIPPP) are being hampered by rising component and engineering costs.

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