NERSA approves application for solar PV farm at Coega IDZ

2017-04-26 06:02

AT its meeting on March 30, the National Energy Regulator (NERSA) approved that Port Elizabeth Solar PV1 (Pty) Ltd be issued with a licence to operate a 5MW generation solar photovoltaic (PV) farm in the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ).

Port Elizabeth Solar PV1 (Pty) Ltd is fully owned by Clean Energy Africa (Pty) Ltd.

The generated electricity will be sold to a renewable energy trader, PowerX (Pty) Ltd (‘PowerX’).

PowerX has a trading licence issued by NERSA for trading in green energy within South Africa.

NERSA neither received objections after Port Elizabeth Solar PV1 (Pty) Ltd advertised its application for a generation licence, nor after NERSA published notices for public hearings.

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