Media Release: SAIREC 2015 Opens

With over 3600 delegates from 82 countries, the South African Minister of Energy, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, in Cape Town on 4th October 2015, officially opened SAIREC. Minister Joemat-Pettersson, in her statement noted that rolling out more renewable energy projects is an important part of the solution to the country’s continued energy challenges.

Later, REN21 Chair Dr. Arthouros Zervos took the stand and pointed out that “On the African continent South Africa is leading the way with its Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) and is, therefore, the ideal host for such an international gathering.”

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