The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has launched the Request for Proposals (RFP) in respect of the fifth bid window under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP Bid Window 5) on 12 April 2021.
The REIPPPP Bid Window 5 is the first bidding round to be released in line with the Ministerial Determination of 25 September 2020, and calls for the procurement of up to 2600 megawatts (MW) renewable energy –1 000 MW from Solar Photovoltaic and 1 600 MW from Wind projects. The projects procured under this bid window will be required to reach commercial operation by 2024.
In support of this very important milestone in the IPPP Programme, and to engage with potential bidders and other energy sector stakeholders, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), and the Independent Power Producers Office, will host a Bidders Conference on Wednesday, 26 May 2021. The conference will allow all stakeholders to engage with members of the DMRE and IPP Office on queries or clarification questions in relation to the released RFP.
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy hereby formally invites media to register for the Bidders’ Conference.
Media is invited to attend the event as follows:
Date: 26 May 2021
Venue: Virtual Platform
Issued by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy
Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
Media RSVPs: members of the media are requested to register on the link
below by 25 May 2021