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Projects to perform ancillary services under the new Coal Baseload IPP Procurement Programme

Under the Coal Baseload IPP Procurement Programme projects may be required to provide ancillary services to Eskom as grid provider to support the reliable and secure operation of the transmission system by Eskom. The ancillary services will be procured under a separate agreement to the power purchase agreement (PPA), namely the Ancillary Services Agreement (ASA). … Continue reading

Construction contract requirements under Coal Baseload IPP Procurement Programme

The Request for Qualification and Proposals for New Generation Capacity under the Coal Baseload IPP Procurement Programme (RFP) requires bidders to provide a detailed and comprehensive term sheet or a substantially developed agreement with each of the proposed EPC and O&M contractors for the construction and operation of the facility. This is a significantly different … Continue reading

Biogas Plants blaze a trail in the SA electricity market

Given the current initiatives to promote private investment in the South African electricity market, the execution of the power purchase agreement between BMW South Africa and Bio2Watt’s biogas plants that will bring “renewable energy” to BMW’s manufacturing plant in Rosslyn, Pretoria is sure to blaze the trail for new private power generation and offtake markets … Continue reading