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April 26, 2023
It is “unacceptable” for a rural electricity supplier to use solar to prevent load-shedding, but batteries or other grid-independent electricity sources could be used, Eskom said.
April 18, 2023
A solar-plus-storage project is being planned for the legislative capital of South Africa, as the city looks to move “away from Eskom reliance and towards a load-shedding-free Cape Town”, its Mayor said.
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April 6, 2023
The downstream arm of vanadium producer Bushveld Minerals and other industry sources have responded to yesterday’s article about flow battery technology’s suitability for a tender in South Africa.
April 5, 2023
The 513MW battery storage tender in South Africa has challenging domestic content and location requirements while flow battery projects will not meet the RTE requirement, consultants told Energy-Storage.news.
March 9, 2023
The Department of Mineral Resource and Energy (DMRE) of South Africa has issued its request for proposals (RFP) for six battery storage projects totaling 513MW/2,052MWh, with a July deadline.
February 15, 2023
South Africa could play a big role in the global battery value chain with the potential for 10-15GWh of domestic demand for battery energy storage by 2030, according to a report from the World Bank.
February 14, 2023
The government of South Africa will soon issue a request for proposals (RFP) for 513MW of battery storage.
December 15, 2022
South Africa’s grid operator Eskom has issued a procurement notice for two grid-scale battery projects totalling 36MW/146MWh of energy storage, while the state-owned company’s CEO resigned this week.
December 12, 2022
South Africa’s main utility and grid operator Eskom has announced the start of construction of its first battery energy storage system (BESS) with Hyosung Heavy Industries.
November 28, 2022
Bushveld Minerals is restructuring its investment in vanadium redox flow battery (VRFB) firm CellCube, increasing it slightly to 27.6%, as part of its own energy storage business carve-out.

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