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Bidders' Conference  Video

Please click on the link below to access the video footage of the Renewable Energy Bidders’ Conference that took place on Thursday, 7 July 2022.

Bidders' Conference VIdeo

The Presentations is available in the Press Centre.

Release of REIPPPP Bid Window 6 Request for Proposal (RFP)

 Dear valued Stakeholder,

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) hereby announces the release of documentation for the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) Bid Window 6.

The Registration process for Bid Window 6 is now open for potential bidders to register.

Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme (REIPPPP)
List of Preferred Bidders for Bid Window 5 as announced on 28 October 2021
Rank Project Number Project Name Fully Indexed Tariff (MWh) Bidder's combined EAT Price Points and ED score (Z/100) Contracted Capacity (MW)
Onshore Wind Projects
1 RE_OW_0063_007 Dwarsrug Wind Facility R 344.25 95.00 124.00
2 RE_OW_0063_001 Beaufort West Wind Facility R 427.41 73.26 140.00
3 RE_OW_0063_002 Trakas Wind Facility R 427.41 73.26 140.00
4 RE_OW_0063_003 Sutherland Wind Facility R 428.27 73.03 140.00
5 RE_OW_0063_004 Rietrug Wind Facility R 428.27 73.03 140.00
6 RE_OW_0049_002 Brandvalley Wind Farm R 496.90 59.09 140.00
7 RE_OW_0049_004 Rietkloof Wind Farm R 502.70 57.58 140.00
8 RE_OW_0063_006 Waaihoek Wind Facility R 529.78 46.49 140.00
9 RE_OW_0042_003 San Kraal WEF R 564.45 38.43 140.00
10 RE_OW_0042_004 Phezukomoya WEF R 564.45 38.43 140.00
11 RE_OW_0042_002 Coleskop WEF R 601.17 28.83 140.00
12 RE_OW_0049_012 Wolf Wind Farm R 617.70 27.51 84.00
Solar Photovoltaic Projects
1 RE_PV_0063_008 Kentani Solar Facility R 374.79 95.00 75.00
2 RE_PV_0063_009 Klipfontein Solar Facility R 374.79 95.00 75.00
3 RE_PV_0063_010 Klipfontein 2 Solar Facility R 374.79 95.00 75.00
4 RE_PV_0063_011 Leliehoek Solar Facility R 374.79 95.00 75.00
5 RE_PV_0063_013 Braklaagte Solar Facility R 374.79 95.00 75.00
6 RE_PV_0063_022 Sonoblomo Solar Facility R 374.79 95.00 75.00
7 RE_PV_0048_015 Du Plessis Dam Solar PV 1 R 475.45 74.83 75.00
8 RE_PV_0043_002 Graspan Solar PV Project R 470.00 73.14 75.00
9 RE_PV_0043_001 Grootspruit Solar PV Project R 476.60 71.58 75.00
10 RE_PV_0043_003 Sannaspos Solar PV Project R 479.00 70.97 75.00
11 RE_PV_0037_006 Grootfontein PV 1 R 484.60 68.63 75.00
12 RE_PV_0037_007 Grootfontein PV 2 R 484.60 68.63 75.00
13 RE_PV_0037_008 Grootfontein PV 3 R 484.60 68.63 75.00

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POSTPONEMENT OF BID SUBMISSION DATE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY IPP PROCUREMENT PROGRAMME (REIPPPP) BID WINDOW 6 (BW 6)

Published on: 02 August 2022
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (the DMRE) announces the postponement of Bid Submission Date for the REIPPPP Bid Window 6.
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Bidders' Conference - REIPPPP BW6 Attendee List

Published on: 14 July 2022
Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) - BW6 Bidders' Conference Attendee List
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Bidders' Conference Presentation - REIPPPP BW6

Published on: 07 July 2022
Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) - Presentations and QA for BW6
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Summary of RFP - REIPPPP BW6

Published on: 04 May 2022
Overview of the request For qualification and proposals for new generation capacity under the Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme, Bid Window 6.
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DELAY IN REIPPPP BW5 SIGNING

Published on: 28 April 2022
DEPARTMENT OF MINERAL RESOURCES AND ENERGY ANNOUNCES REVISED TIMELINES FOR THE COMMERCIAL CLOSE OF THE RENEWABLE ENERGY INDEPENDENT POWER PRODUCER PROCUREMENT PROGRAMME BID WINDOW 5 (REIPPPP BW5)
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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION AND PROPOSALS (RFP) UNDER BID WINDOW 6 OF THE RENEWABLE ENERGY INDEPENDENT POWER PRODUCERS PROCUREMENT PROGRAMME

Published on: 06 April 2022
Tender no: DMRE001/2022/23 The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy formally invites interested parties to register prospective bids under the Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme.
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Milestones

Bid Window 6

Issue of RFP 06 Apr 2022
Bidders' Conference 07 Jul 2022

RENEWABLE IPP PROCUREMENT PROGRAMME

BID WINDOW 6

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) will soon launch the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Sixth Bid Window under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).

This procurement bid window is the second to be released in line with the Ministerial Determination, promulgated on 25th September 2020, which seeks to procure 11 813 MW of power from various sources including renewable energy, storage, gas and coal.

The RFP calls for proposals from Independent Power Producers (IPPs) to develop new generation capacity of 2 600 MW, including 1 600 MW from onshore wind energy and 1 000 MW from Solar Photovoltaic (Solar PV) power plants.

This Sixth Bid Window has been designed to contribute towards socio-economic and environmentally sustainable growth, to continue the successes of the REIPP Procurement Programme since its inception, and to further stimulate increased local participation and economic empowerment in the South African Renewable Energy industry.

Given the energy challenges the country is facing the qualification criteria has been developed to promote the participation of projects that are fully developed and will be able to be constructed and connected to the national grid as soon as possible, but not later than 24 months post Commercial Close.

In addition to the provision of Energy Output, this Renewable Energy IPP Programme covers the provision of and payment for Ancillary Services which support the reliable and secure operation of the Transmission System by the Buyer, acting through its System Operator.

If so required, the DMRE will convene a Bidders’ Conference, to be hosted on an e-platform, during May/ June 2022, to provide more information on the qualifying criteria and bid submission expectations.

Prior to accessing the RFP, each prospective bidder is required to pay a non-refundable fee of R 25 000 twenty five thousand rand) net of all charges, entitles each prospective Bidder to have access to the RFP and to submit one project at the bid Submission Date.

If the prospective Bidder intends to submit more than one project they will need to make an additional payment of R 25 000 (twenty five thousand rand) net of all charges per additional project.

The required fee is payable by means of a direct deposit or electronic funds transfer, which fee must be made without set-off or deduction.  Please use your company name as payment reference. All payments must be made in immediately cleared funds to the Project Development Fund established by National Treasury:

Account Name: GTAC - IPP

Bank: Nedbank

Account Type: Current

Account Number: 1068872608

Branch Name: Corporate Client Services, Johannesburg

Branch Code: 198765

SWIFT Code: NEDSZAJJ

A potential bidder will also be updated via briefing notes of any new developments, important information on the bidding process and key dates around the bid submission process, etc.


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