Independent power projects to lift off as licensing threshold jumps to 100 MW

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Wind power projects have been in development for years, in an anticipation of procurement programmes. Photo: MAINSTREAM RENEWABLES
Wind power projects have been in development for years, in an anticipation of procurement programmes. Photo: MAINSTREAM RENEWABLES

Now that government has raised the licensing threshold to 100 MW, a lot of contracts can finally be concluded, according to an industry player. The previous 1 MW licensing threshold for generation projects often meant larger projects battled to get off the ground.

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