South Africa Renewable Energy Policy Report 2019

"South Africa Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2019” is among the latest country specific policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist that offers comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the country.

The report provides the current and future renewable energy targets and plans along with the present policy framework, giving a fair idea of overall growth potential of the renewable energy industry. The report also provides major technology specific policies and incentives provided in the country.

The report is built using data and information sourced from industry associations, government websites and statutory bodies. The information is also sourced through other secondary research sources such as industry and trade magazines.


The report covers policy measures and incentives used by South Africa to promote renewable energy.

The report details promotional measures in South Africa both for the overall renewable energy industry and for specific renewable energy technologies that have potential in the country.

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The report will enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner. It will allow you to:

Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about policy decisions being taken for different renewable energy sources.

Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting various renewable technologies.

Compare the level of support provided to different renewable energy technologies in the country.

Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest policy changes.

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Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents

1.1 List of Tables

2 Introduction

2.1 Renewable Energy Policy

2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance

3 Renewable Energy Policy, South Africa

3.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview

3.2 National Climate Change Response Policy

3.3 Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP)

3.4 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2010

3.5 Integrated Energy Plan (IEP)

3.6 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) 2018

3.7 Integrated Resource Plan 2019

3.8 Government plans to Unbundle Eskom

3.9 Vision, Strategic Direction, and Framework for Climate Policy

3.10 Local Content Requirement

3.11 Tax incentives

3.11.1 Carbon Tax

3.11.2 South Africa Energy Efficiency Tax Deduction

3.11.3 Green Energy Efficiency Fund

3.11.4 Accelerated depreciation allowances

3.12 Biofuels Industrial Strategy

3.13 Green Fund

4 Appendix

4.1 Market Definitions

4.1.1 Power

4.1.2 Installed Capacity

4.1.3 Electricity Generation

4.1.4 Electricity Consumption

4.1.5 Renewable Energy Resources

4.2 Abbreviations

4.3 Methodology

4.4 Coverage

4.4.1 Secondary Research

4.4.2 Primary Research

4.4.3 Modeling and Forecasting

4.5 Contact Us

4.6 Disclaimer

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Renewable Energy Awarded Capacity under REIPPPP, South Africa

Table 2: Price Trend of Solar PV ($/kWh), REIPPPP, South Africa

Table 3: Price Trend of Onshore Wind ($/kWh), REIPPPP, South Africa

Table 4: Price Trend of CSP ($/kWh), REIPPPP, South Africa

Table 5: Allocation Composition of Round Five of REIPPPP (MW), South Africa, 2018

Table 6: Percentage Share of Renewable Power in Total Power Installed Capacity under IRP 2010, South Africa, 20162050

Table 7: Capacity Addition Targets for Energy Sources, Final Capacity, and Final Share of Various Energy Sources in Capacity Mix, South Africa (MW and %), 2030

Table 8: South Africa, REIPPP LCR in Wind Power Projects

Table 9: Abbreviations

List of Figures


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