Due to prevailing electricity constraints, a decision has been taken to consider low cost, rapidly implementable projects which comply with the terms and conditions of the ‘ESCO’ Model summarised below. To this end, Project Developers are invited to submit project proposals for consideration is statement was issued on the 01 July 2014
Industrial and Commercial Sector
Projects with a maximum implementation periods of 12 months in the commercial and industrial sectors will be considered, priority will be given to projects with implementation periods less than 6 months. Projects must achieve peak demand savings equal to or greater than 500kW per project site
Municipal Sector (load management projects)
Load management projects with implementation periods of less than 12 months operated by municipalities will be considered. Projects must achieve peak demand savings equal to or greater than 1 MW per municipality
Please note that in spite of the ESCO Model being opened for submissions, approvals of projects are not guaranteed, due to the significant financial constraints currently experienced by Eskom. Projects recommended will be subjected to costing analysis and negotiations thereof
The Standard Offer (SOP) and Standard Product (SPP) rebate programmes remain on hold at this time
Eskom remains committed to saving electricity and optimising energy use in all sectors of the economy through our ESCo and Project Developer partners, and sincerely thanks customers and our partners for their contribution to demand savings.