South Africa: Renewable energy developments


Issue 300 - 15 May 2015 | 1 minute read
Italian renewable energy developer Building Energy has confirmed that it has been selected as a preferred bidder for the 140MW Roggeveld wind farm on the border between the Northern and Western Cape provinces, and the 4.7MW Kruisvallei hydroelectric project in Free State Province as part of the renewable energy independent power producer procurement (REIPPP) programme. Roggeveld is expected to produce 590GWh/yr, while Kruisvallei will produce 36GWh/yr. The company is developing two other projects in South Africa: the 81MWp Kathu solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant and 16.5MWe Mkuze biomass project, which has experienced some trouble with land claims made against shareholder and biomass supplier the Charl Senekal Suiker Trust.

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