R15-million up for grabs over next six months for private power generators who sell excess electricity to City of Cape Town

Victoria O’Regan – 26 January 2024

Cape Town has doubled down on its plan to eradicate rolling blackouts and will start paying cash to businesses that feed their excess power back into the grid. This comes after the National Treasury granted the city an exemption from public procurement legislation last week.

The City of Cape Town on Tuesday announced it would start paying cash to commercial customers with their own embedded generation facilities, who sell their excess power back into the grid…