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Some light at the end of the load shedding tunnel: new independent power plants could be connected t

Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme projects.

27 renewable energy independent power producer projects (REIPPP), which have been under construction under Bid Window 4, are on the verge of completion. Some of them are expected to be connecting to the grid from as early as February next year. Together they can add 2,300MW to Eskom’s struggling grid – enough to avoid stage 2 load shedding.Here’s what is coming from the bid 4 window, and when.

There is at least some light at the end of the load-shedding tunnel. 

The 27 renewable energy independent power producer projects (REIPPP), which have been under construction und