Tag Archive: CDM

May 11

4 Southern African Countries give sustainable finance the go ahead

Namibia joins South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland this week when it approved the use of the Southern African Renewable Energy Programme (SARE) for Namibian project developers.  By authorising the programme for use in Namibia local project developers will now be able to access the benefits of the CDM carbon market without the usual administrative hassle, …

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Apr 13

79 new renewable projects proposed

The SA Department of Energy confirmed yesterday that an additional 3 233MW of renewable energy proposals had been submitted in the second round of the RE-IPP process.  This exceeds the 1 275MW allotted for this round as well as exceeding the total remaining budget of 2 300MW after 28 prefered bidders were selected in the first round. Mr Graham …

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Apr 13

SASEE gains Maputo’s approval

The Southern African Solar Electrical Energy PoA has received official approval from Mozambique allowing project developers from this country as well as South Africa and Lesotho to access the global carbon markets in support of photovoltaic projects.  The programme has also requested approval from Namibia, Swaziland, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia which will enable it to support sustainable …

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Apr 13

SASTE gets the go ahead from Moz

The Southern African Solar Thermal Energy PoA, a programme designed to encourage the roll out of solar thermal technology, received official approval from the Mozambican government for local project developers to participate in the programme.  The programme allows the project developers to access the global carbon markets to support the installation of technologies such as solar water …

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Apr 13

SARE gets Approval from Mozambique

The Southern African Renewable Energy PoA received official approval from the Mozambican government to roll out the programme in this least developed nation.  The programme has already been approved by South Africa.  Mr Henk Sa of EcoMetrix Africa, the carbon consultant for the programme, commented that this is an important milestone for the programme as South Africa and Mozambique have very strict regulations …

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Southern African Landfill Gas to Energy Programme

SALFGE – Southern African Land Fill Gas to Energy: The SALFGE programme was designed for the owners or operators of landfills in Southern Africa such as municipalities and commercial waste companies that intend to implement landfill destruction or landfill gas to energy installations.

Southern African Fuel Switch Programme

SAFS – Southern African Fuel Switch: The SAFS programme was designed to provide the owners and operators of industrial installations that switch (partially of completely) from fossil fuel to renewable fuels such as woodchips, Bagasse, or biomass residue.

Southern African Solar Electrical Energy Programme

SASEE – Southern Africa Solar Electrical Energy: The SASEE programme was designed to provided owners and project developers of domestic PV projects with an additional revenue stream for the reduction of GHG’s from the Southern African Electricity grid.

Apr 12

Southern African Solar Thermal Energy Programme

SASTE – Southern African Solar Thermal Energy: The SASTE programme was designed to provided owners and project developers of Solar Water Heater projects with an additional revenue stream for the reduction of GHG’s from the Southern African electricity grid.

Southern African Renewable Energy Programme

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SARE – Southern African Renewable Energy: The SARE programme was developed for owners and developers of renewable power plants that provide electricity to the Southern African electricity grid. Such as wind farms, solar power plants and hydro stations.