Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Eskom
  • Department of Energy
  • National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA)
  • South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA)
  • South African Renewable Energy COUNCIL (SAREC)
  • Sustainable Energy Society Southern Africa
  • Association of Municipal Electricity Undertakings of Southern Africa (AMEU)
  • Standard Offer Policy
  • Integrated Energy Planning 2005
  • White Paper on Renewable Energy
  • National Energy Act 2008
  • South Africa-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • IRENA RE Resource
  • IPP Projects
  • UNEP Energy Profile
  • Renewable Energy Policies of South Africa
  • Building resilience to energy insecurity: enabling small-scale embedded generation
  • Small-Scale Embedded Generation in South African municipalities (solar PV focus)
  • Case Study: South Africa
  • 16 Case Studies on the Deployment of Photovoltaic Technologies in Developing Countries
  • Localization Case Study on South Africa’s Utility-Scale Wind and Solar PV Sectors
  • A Study Of South Africa’s Small-Scale Solar PV Installations: Market Demand, Financing And Supply
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 351.43 Billion
    in 2019
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    0.15%
    in 2019
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    84
    in 2019
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 4624.5 Million
    in 2019
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    7.71%
    in 2020
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    66.72%
    in 2019
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    4198.4 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    2.26%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    A
  • Moody's
    Baa1
  • Fitch
    A-
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