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South Africa Renewables Report Q1 2013 - Product Image

South Africa Renewables Report Q1 2013

  • Published: January 2013
  • Region: Africa, South Africa
  • 34 pages
  • Business Monitor International


  • Company Monitor
  • GS Caltex - Summary
  • Hyundai Oilbank - Summary
  • Korea Gas (Kogas)
  • POSCO - Summary
  • SK Innovation
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BMI View:

South Africa's REIPP programme continues to attract private investment, with high-profile bidders securing contracts for renewable energy projects. However, the success of the five-round auction system is looking increasingly uncertain as a number of political, economic and sector specific risks are beginning to emerge and in turn threaten the renewables expansion plan. Until we start to see projects progressing down the construction cycle, and finally come online, we will maintain our cautionary outlook towards the sector.

Key trends and developments within South Africa's renewables industry:

- The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP) was launched in August 2011 and established a bidding system for renewables projects. The programme calls for 3,725MW of green energy capacity to be installed by 2016 and 17,800MW by 2030.

- The Department of Energy received 53 bids before the first round submission deadline of 4 November 2011, and 632MW of capacity was allocated. This constituted 18 solar PV projects,
two CSP plants and eight wind farms.

- The second round of bidding took place in December 2011, with 19 projects READ MORE >

BMI Industry View 5

SWOT Analysis 6

South Africa Renewables SWOT 6

Industry Forecast Scenario 7
Table: South Africa Total Electricity Generation, Historical Data And Forecasts, 2010 - 2017 7
Table: South Africa Total Electricity Generation Long Term Forecasts, 2014 - 2021 8
Table: South Africa Electricity Generating Capacity Data And Forecasts, 2010 - 2017 10
Table: South Africa Electricity Generating Capacity Long Term Forecasts, 2014 - 2021 11
Table: REIPP Capacity Target- 2016 12

Renewable Projects Database 16
Table: South Africa Major Projects - Renewables 16

Sustainable Energy Policy and Infrastructure 20

Targets (Renewables and Emissions) 20

Subsidies 21
Table: Renewable Feed-In Tariffs In South Africa, 2009 - Phase I and II 21

Infrastructure 22

Renewables Risk/Reward Ratings 23

South Africa Renewables Risk/Reward Ratings 23

Rewards 23

Risks 24

Competitive Landscape 25

Vestas 25

Électricité de France 25

Tata Power 26

Glossary of Terms 27
Table: Glossary of Terms 27

Methodology and Sources 28

Industry Forecasts 28

Renewables Industry - Data Methodology 29

Generation Data 29

Electricity Generation Capacity Data 29

Power Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology 30
Table: Power Risk/Reward Indicators 32

Sources 33

Company Monitor
Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC)
Korea Gas (Kogas)
SK Innovation
GS Caltex - Summary
S-Oil - Summary
Hyundai Oilbank - Summary
Woodside Petroleum - Summary
POSCO - Summary
Daewoo International - Summary

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