ERC Seminar on Research on RE IPPPP

We invited to this seminar to share some of the thinking and research the ERC has been and still is doing around the RE IPPPP. Our researchers are engaged with different aspects of this programme and briefly presented their work. Louise Tait introduced the RE IPPPP and will then be speaking about the economic development elements in particular. She is presenting the findings of her masters thesis research. Louise did her masters with the ERC and is now working for the… Read moreERC Seminar on Research on RE IPPPP

EPD published MEMO on Community Development through RE IPPPP

Challenges and opportunities to maximise the sustainable development potential for local communities in South Africa’s Renewable Energy Procurement Programme Purpose This memo informs about challenges and opportunities related to the economic development elements of the Department of Energy’s current Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (RE IPPPP). Context The South African RE IPPPP issued in 2011 aims to increase the share of renewable energy in the national electricity grid and stimulate growth in the renewable energy sector. Applications for… Read moreEPD published MEMO on Community Development through RE IPPPP