Green light for IPP projects

Vuk'uzenzele - - General -

NEW IPP PROJECTS signed by govern­ment are ex­pect­ing to cre­ate 58 000 new jobs, mostly dur­ing con­struc­tion.

The Min­is­ter of En­ergy Jeff Radebe re­cently signed 27 re­new­able en­ergy projects, cre­at­ing the way for di­ver­si­fied en­ergy sources to en­ter the en­ergy mix.

“It is with great plea­sure that I an­nounce the sign­ing of the agree­ments for these projects that were pro­cured un­der the Re­new­able En­ergy In­de­pen­dent Power Pro­ducer Pro­cure­ment Pro­gramme (REIPPP), Bid Win­dows 3.5 and 4,” the Min­is­ter said.

The projects had been on hold since

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