Enel is the leading power company in the generation and distribution of energy, operating in more than 30 countries and in four continents. Enel has a global reach that extends from Europe, to North America, Latin America, Africa and Asia. With more than 61 million customers and a net installed capacity of more than 87 GW. Enel runs 1.9 million kilometres of grid network, supplying the largest customer base of any European energy company.
Enel Green Power is the Enel group company that develops and manages energy generation from renewable sources at a global level with a presence in Europe, Americas, Asia and Africa. Enel Green Power has major global operation in the field of energy generation from renewable sources, with an annual production of 33 TWh and installed capacity of 11 MW produced by 710 plants in 16 countries and a generation mix that includes wind, solar, hydro, geothermal and biomass.
Enel Green Power RSA is the company dedicated to the development and management of electricity generation from renewable sources in South Africa. Based in Johannesburg, Enel Green Power RSA benefits from the Enel group’s synergies and expertise in many areas, especially in wind and solar power.
On May 2014 its first photovoltaic power plant was connected to the South African electricity network: the photovoltaic plant has a total capacity of 10 MW and is located in Upington. In 2016 Enel Green Power RSA completed and connected to the grid the Paleisheuwel and Tom Burke photovoltaic power plants and the Nojoli wind farm respectively.
Enel Green Power RSA has a further 276 MW of projects currently under construction, which are the Adams (82.5 MW) and Pulida (82.5 MW) photovoltaic power plants and the Gibson Bay (111 MW) wind farm. Moreover, in 2015 Enel was awarded a further five wind projects for a total capacity of 705 MW following the fourth phase of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP). Once all these projects are completed, Enel’s total capacity in the country will be around 1.2 GW.
Enel Energy South Africa is dedicated to providing South African families and businesses with turnkey energy solutions. Based in Cape Town, Enel Energy South Africa recently launched its YouPower solution.
YouPower products bring together solar panels, inverters and lithium-ion batteries and will allow consumers and businesses to have seamless energy supply. The YouPower products allow users to manage energy production, consumption as well as home automation services that can be integrated to Enel’s products through the Energy Management System.
ECIC is the official export credit agency (ECA) of South African government. ECIC provides insurance that enables South African exporters to offer their services and products on the international market, with a particular focus on emerging markets that are considered too risky for conventional insurers. Its overarching goal and mandate from the South African government is to make South African exporters attractive to international buyers to attract foreign income, stimulate local economic growth and create local jobs.
Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.
Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.
Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA)
Gauteng may be the smallest South African province in terms of land size, but it remains the economic engine of the country and an important economy in Africa. The story of the GGDA is one of careful planning, targeted implementation and a tight focus on building local and regional economies for sustainable livelihoods, enhanced economic competitiveness and the creation of an enabling environment for growth.
The GGDA was established in 2012 following the merger between Gauteng Economic Development Agency (GEDA) and Blue IQ Holding (Pty) Ltd. The move to merge the two entities formed part of a broader restructuring operation aimed at enhancing the role of the Gauteng Provincial Government in driving investment, growth and innovation in the provincial economy. Core Focus Areas of the Mandate are; Business Enablement; Capital Projects; Trade and Investment Promotion.
The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA) is a national programme of government that promotes the implementation of resource efficiency and cleaner production (RECP) methodologies to assist industry to lower costs through reduced energy, water and materials usage, and waste management. It is hosted by the CSIR on behalf of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti).
The NCPC-SA is a member of UNIDO and UNEP’s global resource efficiency and cleaner production network (RECPnet) and plays a leading role in the African Roundtable on Sustainable Production and Consumption (ARSCP).