South Africa to hold three REIPPPP bidders conferences this week

  • The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) is expected to hold three virtual bidders’ conferences in respect of the recently released bid windows under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).

The three bid windows will procure:

  • 5 000MW of renewable energy Bid Window 7;
  • 2 000MW from gas to power under the first round of the Gas IPP Procurement Programme Bid Window 1 and
  • 615 MW from the second round of the Battery Energy Storage IPP Procurement Programme Bid Window 2.

“In support of this significant milestone in the IPP Programme, and to engage with potential bidders and other energy sector stakeholders, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, and the Independent Power Producers’ Office, will host three virtual Bidders’ Conferences on Wednesday, 17 January 2024 and Thursday, 18 January 2024.

“The conferences will allow all stakeholders to engage with members of the DMRE and IPP Office on queries or clarification questions in relation to the released RFPs,” the department said.

The virtual conferences will be held as follows:

Author: Bryan Groenendaal

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