South Africa invites bids for 513MW of storage

March 13, 2023

The South African Government’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has invited “interested parties” to register prospective bids for storage projects totalling 513MW under the Battery Energy Storage Capacity Bid Window of the Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (Battery Energy Storage IPPPP).

The DMRE said the capacity to be procured in the Northern Cape relates to the following interconnecting transmission substations as follows:

Substation (Maximum Capacity at Substation)

Aggeneis (77 MW)

Ferrum (103 MW)

Garona (153 MW)

Mookodi (77 MW)

Nieuwehoop (103 MW)

Total 513 MW

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