New report released on community benefits in the RE IPPPP

The EPD team have launched a new publication in collaboration with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) titled: Making Communities Count: maximising local benefit potential in South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (RE IPPPP). In South Africa, independent power producers (IPPs) of renewable energy are invited to bid to take part in a large-scale, innovative, government-led scheme which aims to not only increase the share of renewable energy in the national grid, but also to… Read moreNew report released on community benefits in the RE IPPPP

ERC Seminar Series: From Policy to Implementation – Energy Projects in Brazil and South Africa

From Policy to Implementation: Energy Projects in Brazil and South Africa Both the Brazilian and South African governments have announced many recent programs – from developmentalist industrial policies to climate change mitigation commitments – with implications for their national energy matrices. This seminar will present work in progress that aims to look systematically at what actually gets built in the electricity sector in each country and the actors and processes that have influenced those outcomes. The seminar will present results… Read moreERC Seminar Series: From Policy to Implementation – Energy Projects in Brazil and South Africa