Three more energy procurement rounds before year’s end, says Mantashe
Department is wrapping up governance approvals for bid window 7, a gas-to-power round and battery storage
After a six-month delay in launching bidding round 7 in the government-backed energy procurement programme, the energy department now hopes to launch this and two other bidding rounds before the end of 2023.
Minister of mineral resources & energy Gwede Mantashe said on Thursday that his department is finalising governance approvals (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/2023-11-30-cabinet-is-expected-to-discuss-new-energy-plan-next-week-says-mantashe/) for the release of bid window 7 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP), an inaugural gas-to-power bidding round and bidding round 2 of the battery storage programme...
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