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Bank Account Details: Please note that the Department has changed their Bank Account details with effect from 1 April 2014 as follows:
Account Name: GTAC - IPP
Bank: Nedbank
Account Type: Current
Account Number: 1068872608
Branch Name: Corporate Client Services, Johannesburg
Branch Code: 198765


South Africa has a high level of Renewable Energy potential and presently has in place a target of 10 000 GWh of Renewable Energy. The Minister has determined that 3 725 megawatts (MW) to be generated from Renewable Energy sources is required to ensure the continued uninterrupted supply of electricity. This 3 725 MW is broadly in accordance with the capacity allocated to Renewable Energy generation in IRP 2010-2030.

This IPP Procurement Programme has been designed so as to contribute towards the target of 3 725 megawatts and towards socio-economic and environmentally sustainable growth, and to start and stimulate the renewable industry in South Africa.

The following technologies shall be considered as qualifying technologies for selection under this IPP Procurement Programme:

In terms of this IPP Procurement Programme, the Bidders will be required to bid on tariff and the identified socio-economic development objectives of the Department. The tariff will be payable by the Buyer pursuant to the PPA to be entered into between the Buyer and the Project Company of a Preferred Bidder.

The generation capacity allocated to each Technology is in accordance with the adjacent table and the maximum tariff that a Bidder may bid for purposes of the IPP Procurement Programme is as set out in the RFP.

Each Facility procured in terms of this IPP Procurement Programme will be required to achieve commercial operation by not later than the dates set out in the RFP.

Based upon the principles of this IPP Procurement Programme, the Department intends to introduce a separate Small Projects IPP Procurement Programme for electricity generation projects of less than 5MW.

Prior to accessing the RFP, each prospective Bidder shall be required to pay a non-refundable fee of R15 000 (fifteen thousand Rand) per Bidder, and to complete the registration form. Payment of the documentation fee shall be made without set off or deduction. The banking details for the deposit of the documentation fee are:

Bank: Standard Bank
Account Name: PDF Alternative Energy
Account Number: 41 081 942 5
Branch Name: Pretoria (van der Walt Street)
Branch Code: 010145

A Bidder need only register once on the website. In order to expedite access to the procurement documentation Bidders may forward proof of payment to:
[email protected]

Each prospective Bidder who intends to bid for more than one Project Site or using more than one Project.

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