Renewable power bid window 7 to open in June (BL)

The bid window will target solar and wind energy projects.

It will make no difference to load-shedding in the short term, but the government’s National Energy Crisis Committee (Necom) hopes to approach the market next month to procure more than 9,000MW of generation and energy storage capacity.

A detailed assessment of the viability of delaying the decommissioning of older coal-fired power stations is also expected to be presented to the cabinet by July. Click here to read full article