Renewable energy procurement programme notches up successes despite delays

A recent report has shown that 112 projects have been procured through the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), with 62 of those having started commercial operations by December 31, 2017. The total infrastructure investment from 64 signed projects totals R142-billion, says the report that was compiled by the Development Bank of Southern Africa, the Independent Power Producers Office, the Department of Energy and the National Treasury.