Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme (Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd)

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr is the lead advisor to Eskom Holdings, the largest electricity utility in Africa, and one of the top seven utilities world-wide.

Our projects & energy team is advising this client in its role as buyer; transmission company; distributor; and system operator on the Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme. This mandate is wide-ranging and include advising on the appropriate regulatory regime and governance issues, power purchase agreements, procurement of IPPs, technical issues and agreements on grid interconnection and respective renewable energy technologies. In addition, we are also advising on a range of contract and claims management for Eskom for all of the 64 renewable energy projects under the programme, as well as the resolution of disputes and all ancillary processes contemplated under the project documents. A further 27 projects are anticipated to be signed in the first quarter of 2018.