DoE - Renewable Energy IPP Programme

General Information
Owner Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile)
Location South Africa
Status --
Sector Power, Generation, Wind Power Farm
Contract Type Build Operate Transfer (BOT)
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 70
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $18753m
Award Date October 2013
Completion Date March 2028
Last Updated On November 2023
ProjectId (Old, New) 367874, 367874

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DoE) is undertaking the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) Bid Window in South Africa.

The objective of the program is to increase electricity supply while reducing reliance on fossil fuels, stimulate an indigenous renewable energy industry, and contribute to socio-economic development & environmentally sustainable growth.

The US$50,004 million program includes the following:

1. Construction of Window III wind plants

2. Construction of Window IV solar and wind plants

3. Construction of Window V solar and wind plants

4. Construction of Window VI solar and wind plants

5. Installation of transformers

6. Laying of transmission lines

7. Construction of associated facilities

Second Section

01 November 2023

Graspan Solar Plant 75 MW: Environmental Authorisation(EA) and Subsequent Amendments are planned to be extended for 2 years to develop the project.

28 September 2023

Construction works are ongoing on the San Kraal Wind Plant 140 MW and the project is expected to be completed by Q1, 2025.

25 July 2023

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DoE) has launched Window VII which is expected to be tendered by September 2023 and Window VIII which is expected to be launched in March 2024.

30 March 2023

Window IV: Wind 1393MW, Solar PV 922 MW : The project is complete.

22 September 2022

The bid submission for Window VI has been extended to October 03, 2022, and Window V will achieve financial closure by the end of September 2022.

12 April 2022

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy invited a request for proposal (RFP) for the Window VI programme and the submission of the bids is due on August 11, 2022.