South Africa Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2021

"South Africa Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2021" 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 the 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.

Reasons to buy

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.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. South Africa Power Market, Regulatory Scenario

1.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview

1.2 Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP)

1.3 Integrated Energy Plan (IEP)

1.4 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP)

1.5 Government plans to Unbundle Eskom

1.6 Vision, Strategic Direction, and Framework for Climate Policy

1.7 Local Content Requirement (LCR)

1.8 Tax incentives

– Carbon Tax

– South Africa Energy Efficiency Tax Deduction

– Green Energy Efficiency Fund

– Accelerated Depreciation Allowances

1.9 Green Fund

2. Appendix

2.1 Abbreviations

2.2 Market Definitions

– Power

– Renewable Power

– Installed Capacity

– Electricity Generation

– Electricity Consumption

2.3 Methodology

– Coverage

– Secondary Research

– Primary Research

– Modelling and Forecasting

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List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Capacity Awarded, South Africa,2011-2019

Table 2: Price Trend of Solar PV ($/kWh), REIPPPP, South Africa, 2011-2019

Table 3: Price Trend of Onshore Wind ($/kWh), REIPPPP, South Africa, 2011-2019

Table 4: Price Trend of CSP ($/kWh), REIPPPP, South Africa, 2011-2019

Table 5: South Africa, REIPPP LCR in Wind Power Projects,2019

Table 6: Abbreviations


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