South Africa: Scatec projects selected as risk mitigation challenges grow

Issue 440 - 10 Jun 2021 - By Dan Marks | 1 minute read

The Independent Power Producer Office (IPP Office) announced the final element of the Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme (RMIPPP) on 1 June, with the award of three 50MW solar PV and battery projects on adjacent sites in Kenhardt to Scatec. The Norwegian firm had to participate in a ‘value for money’ process which resulted in the announcement coming long after the other eight preferred bidders were announced on 18 March.

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