Conference Details The Department of Energy intends to host a non-mandatory bidders' conference in respect of the Large REIPP Programme. Accordingly, the Department hereby invites parties with an interest to submit proposals adopting any of onshore wind, solar thermal, solar photovoltaic, biomass, biogas, landfill gas or small hydro technologies for any of the third, fourth or fifth bid submission phases under the Large REIPP Programme to attend the bidders' conference.

Conference Objectives The conference is intended to address the requirements of the RFP in respect of Bid Windows 3, 4 and 5 as well as providing bidders with feedback from the Department in relation to areas of concern arising from Bid Windows 1 & 2. It is important to highlight that of the 3 625 MW allocated to the Large REIPP programme, 2 459,4 MW has been allocated in Bid Windows 1 and 2 with a further 1 165,6 MW available for Bid Windows 3, 4 and 5.

Conference Information

Helderfontein Estate & Conference Venue


Helderfontein is nestled in a scenic valley, along the banks of the Jukskei River, where you can get back to nature and take pleasure in the calmness & tranquillity of the natural surroundings. The venue is ideally located a few kilometres north of Fourways, Sandton with easy access from Main Road, Lonehill

Helderfontein Estate, Johannesburg
Thursday, 16 August 2012
Registration: 08h30
Conference commencement: 09h30
A networking session will follow the conference




Leave the Airport by the R24 Johannesburg Route
Continue on the R24 till you see the N1 Pretoria; take this off ramp
Continue on this highway till you N1 South; Roodepoort / Bloemfontein
Follow this signage till you see the Rivonia Off-ramp
Take this off ramp, at the end, turn right (stay in the left lane)
Turn right at the robots into the R564 Fourways (Witkoppen Road)
Follow this road till you reach the big intersection at Main / Witkoppen Road
Turn right into Main Road
Go through the Lonehill robots, over the river and up the hill.
On the left hand side, you will see a sign Helderfontein, turn left (Chattan Road)
Follow this road (you will cross over an intersection)
Go through the White Pillars into Helderfontein Estate and follow the road to the Security.


When passing through under the N1 Highway, turn left into Witkoppen Road (R564)
Carry on straight for about 3 kilometers
Turn right into Main Road (R71)
About 1 kilometer you will pass over the Jukskei River
After 300 meters, turn left into Chattan Road
You will drive straight into Helderfontein Estate at the end of the road. Keep to your left.


If you are on Hendrik Verwoerd Drive keep straight until it becomes Main Road (R71)
Carry on straight, you will pass over the Jukskei River
After 300 meters, turn left into Chattan Road
You will drive straight into Helderfontein Estate at the end of the road. Keep to your left


Take Ben Schoeman to Johannesburg
Allandale Off-Ramp towards Kyalami
Go straight to a T Junction (AA Kyalami) in front of you, turn right
Turn left to a sign for Randburg M71 past Castle and go past Leeukop Prison on your left
On your right hand side there will be a sign posted HELDERFONTEIN ESTATE
Turn right into that road by the name of Chattan
Proceed straight with Chattan road until it becomes a gravel road
You will drive through white pillars written Helderfontein and keep to your left


Go on Witkoppen Road (R564) towards Sunninghill (Pineslopes Shopping Centre on your left & Monte Casino on your right)
Turn left into Main Road (M71) towards Kyalami
Go straight over the traffic light at Lonehill
Pass over the Jukskei River
Turn left into Chattan Road (sign posted Helderfontein Estate)
Follow Chattan Road, it becomes gravel, keep straight into Helderfontein Estate


If you are on William Nicol Drive (R511) keep on going straight, you will pass the
Fourways Crossing at the traffic light.
The next traffic light there is a board that shows Dainfern, pass this traffic light
Carry on straight with William Nicol
You will see a small shop on your left-hand side, then drive over a very small bridge
that goes over the Jukskei River, close to that bridge there is a road on your right
hand side called Erling Road. Turn right there
Turn left into Lynx

At Nest Phuting School turn right into Carcal
At 3rd stop street turn right into McInnes
At 2nd stop street, turn right into Chattan Rd, which is a gravel Road
Carry on with this road, it goes straight to Helderfontein


S 25.59.465'
E 28.01.315'

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