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public commentary archives: 2012
The DNA for South Africa makes all submitted Project Design Documents (PDDs) available for public comment for a period of 30 days prior to an approval decision being made. This is done primarily by posting a copy of each PDD on this web page for that period.

The table below identifies PDDs that are currently open for public comment. These can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate PDD title in the table.
Comments on the PDDs are welcomed by the DNA and can be made by clicking on the "email comments" link within the table.

PDD Title Project Description

For Stoves Programme of Activities

Application Form

 

The goal of the proposed Programme of Activities (PoA) is to utilize the financial mechanism such as carbon finance so that the efficient cook stoves are accessible to the communities. The stated goal of the PoA is to make energy efficient cook stoves available to households that use firewood/charcoal produced from woody biomass for cooking.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 62 623 (tCO2e) per annum for the first CPA, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 13 Nov 2012 – 28 Nov 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Tongaat Hulett Sugar Refinery Steam Optimisation Project

Application Form

 

The objective of the project is to reduce anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions as a result of the combustion of coal on site at the Tongaat Hulett Sugar Refinery (HulRef) by implementing cooling crystallization and multiple effect evaporators, reducing the primary steam demand of the sugar crystallization process and changing the energy source for the evaporation process from primary steam from the boilers to waste heat vapours.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 147 719 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 13 Nov 2012 – 28 Nov 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Biomass Energy Generation through Gasification or Direct Combustion in South Africa

Application Form

 

The Programme of Activities will involve renewable energy projects in South Africa, where energy will be derived from renewable biomass through gasification or direct combustion. It will ensure that all potential renewable energy projects from renewable biomass will be able to quality under the CDM process of the Kyoto.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 62 512 (tCO2e) per annum for the first CDM Project Activities, over a crediting period of 21 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 05 November 2012 – 20 November 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Grahamstown Invasive Biomass Power Project

Application Form

 

The objective of the project activity is to utilize the invasive biomass for the generation of clean electricity. The electricity generated by the project activity will be supplied to the national electricity grid.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 22 562 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 05 Nov 2012 – 20 Nov 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Southern African Fuel Switch PoA-South Africa CPA

Application Form

 

The aim of the proposed project activity is to reduce use of fossil fuels in the thermal energy production equipment and thus reduce the GHG emissions associated with the use of thermal energy generation in industries and cogeneration processes.

It is expected that the project will achieve an average annual emission reduction of 27 388 tCO2 over the seven-year crediting period (renewable thrice).

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 28 September 2012 – 12 October 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Hernic’s Electricity Generation from Waste Gas Project

Application Form

 

The objective of the project is to utilize furnace off-gas from the closed ferrochrome furnaces to generate electricity. The electricity will be for captive use by Hernic and will reduce the demand for Eskom generated electricity.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 168 953 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 26 September 2012 – 06 October 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

CDM Africa Small Scale Hydro PoA for Southern Africa

Application Form

 

The objective of the CDM Africa Wind and Solar Programme of Activities for South Africa is to The objective of the Hydro Programme of Activities for Southern Africa is to develop a multi-track platform for overcoming regulatory, institutional, financial and structural hurdles for the roll-out of hydro power by providing access to carbon finance.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 000 (tCO2e) per annum for the first CDM Project Activities.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 25 September 2012 – 10 October 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Biomass residues power generation Programme

Application Form

 

The Biomass residues power generation Programme aims to promote and support the implementation, replacement or retrofit of power-and-heat plants, utilizing biomass residues as primary fuel. Extra electricity is likely to be exported into the electrical distribution grid, displacing the equivalent power generated from a fossil-fuel intensive baseline energy mix

The proposed Programme of Activities will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 267 255 (tCO2e) per annum for the first CDM Project Activities.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 18 September 2012 – 03 October 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Improved Cook Stoves for East Africa (ICSEA)

Application Form

 

The objective is to disseminate fuel-efficient stoves throughout East and Southern Africa (Uganda, Kenya, United Republic of Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Kingdom of Lesotho and South Africa). By reducing the fuel consumption in comparison to traditional cooking technologies, the project reduces greenhouse gas emissions from the use of non-renewable biomass like wood and charcoal.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 48 647 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years (renewable twice).

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 12 September 2012 – 27 September 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Manufacture and Utilisation of Bio-Coal Briquettes in Stutterheim,South Africa

Application Form

 

The aim of the proposed project activity is to support socio-economic and technical development in the energy sector that will contribute to sustainable and affordable use of energy sources. The project will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by combustion of bio-coal briquettes instead of coal for thermal energy generation.

It is expected that the project will achieve an average annual emission reduction of 133599 tCO2 over the 10-year crediting period. .

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 13 September 2012 – 27 September 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Small Scale Renewable Energy Carbon Programme (SRECP)

Application Form

 

The purpose of the Small Scale Renewable Energy Carbon Programme – SRECP (hereafter referred as the PoA) is to support the development and implementation of small-scale renewable energy projects in South Africa in order to displace grid-connected, fossil fuel based electricity generation, thereby reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 24 228 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 (renewable) years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 11 September 2012 – 26 September 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Distributed Energy Generation’s Waste Heat to Power Project at Xawo

Application Form

 

The proposed project activity is an initiative to recover waste heat from waste gas from six existing semi-closed type ferrochrome furnaces at Xawo and will reduce demand for electricity.

It is expected that the project will achieve an average annual emission reduction of 247 064 tCO2 over the 10-year crediting period.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 11 September 2012 – 25 September 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

South African Large Scale Grid Connected Solar Park Programme

Application Form

 

The main objective of the South African Large Scale Grid Connected Solar Park Programme is to contribute to the development and promotion of RE in the RSA by building a framework to secure carbon revenue for solar park developers. The programme seeks to develop a series of grid connected solar power projects that supply clean electricity to either the national grid of the RSA or an identified consumer via RSA’s grid.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 67 941 (tCO2e) per annum over a crediting period of 7 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 06 Sept 2012 – 21 Sept 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

TWE Golden Valley Wind Power Project

Application Form

 

The purpose of the TWE Golden Valley Wind Power Project is the construction of a 147.6 MW wind power plant in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. The wind park will consist of 82 Vestas V100-1.8 MW turbines. It is estimated that the project activity will supply 509,303 MWh of clean electricity to the South African national electricity grid per year resulting in a net load factor of 39.39%.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 481,997 (tCO2e) per annum over a crediting period of 7 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 06 Sept 2012 – 21 Sept 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Southern African Fuel Switch PoA-South Africa CPA

Application Form

 

The purpose of the Programme of Activities (hereafter referred as the PoA) is to reduce the use of fossil fuel in the thermal energy production equipment and thus to reduce the CO2 emissions associated with the use of the thermal energy generation equipment in industrial and cogeneration processes. .

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 27 388 (tCO2e) per annum over a crediting period of 7 years (renewable thrice).

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 04 Sept 2012 – 19 Sept 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Renewable Energy Carbon Programme for Africa (RECPA)

Application Form

 

The purpose of the Renewable Energy Carbon Programme for Africa (hereafter referred as the PoA) is to support the development and implementation of large-scale renewable energy projects in South Africa in order to displace grid-connected, fossil fuel based electricity generation through the promotion of grid-connected renewable energy based electricity generation, thereby reducing Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. Technologies included in the Programme of Activities are wind and solar PV.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 135,818 (tCO2e) per annum over a crediting period of 7 years (renewable twice).

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 03 Sept 2012 – 18 Sept 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

City of Cape Town Landfill Gas Extraction and Utilization Programme

Application Form

 

The project objective is to capture and combust landfill gas (LFG) to generate “green energy” (electricity and heat) at solid waste disposal sites (landfills) in the municipality of Cape Town, South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 124 604 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 29 Aug 2012 – 13 Sep 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Installation of energy efficient ventilation fans at the KDC East Gold Mine in South Africa

Application Form

 

The project will reduce underground electricity consumption through the replacement of energy inefficient auxiliary ventilation fans with more efficient auxiliary ventilation fans. Up to 240 fans will be replaced in this project activity.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 48,117 (tCO2e) per annum over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 24 Aug 2012 – 07 Sept 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Installation of energy efficient ventilation fans at South Deep and Beatrix Gold Mines in South Africa

Application Form

 

The project will reduce underground electricity consumption through the replacement of energy inefficient auxiliary ventilation fans with more efficient auxiliary ventilation fans. Up to 240 fans will be replaced in this project activity.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30,795 (tCO2e) per annum over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 24 Aug 2012 – 07 Sept 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Installation of energy efficient ventilation fans at the KDC West Gold Mine in South Africa

Application Form

 

The purpose of this project is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the implementation of an energy efficient ventilation project in underground mining operations.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 48,117 (tCO2e) per annum over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 24 Aug 2012 – 07 Sept 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Compressed Air Energy Efficient PoA

Application Form

 

The Programme of Activities (PoA) involves the installation of surface and underground compressed air control valve units and hydraulic equipment together with REMS3-OAN control system.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 13 416 (tCO2e) per annum for the first CDM Project Activities (CPA), over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 14 Aug 2012 – 30 Aug 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Solar Energy Programme for South Africa

 

 

The objective of the proposed Programme of Activities (PoA) is to develop grid connected Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Photovoltaic (PV) power generating facilities in South Africa. The electricity will be supplied into the South African national electricity grid. It will contribute to the development and promotion of renewable energy in the South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 226 440 (tCO2e) per annum for the first CDM Project Activities (CPA), over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 14 Aug 2012 – 29 Aug 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Compressed Air Energy Efficient at Harmony Gold Mining Company

Application Form

 

The Programme of Activities (PoA) involves the installation of surface and underground compressed air control valve units and hydraulic equipment together with REMS3-OAN control system. The project activity involves a set of measures to improve energy efficiency in air demand at Harmony Gold Mining Company.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 49 974 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 16 Aug 2012 – 30 Aug 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

CarbonSoft Open Source PoA, LED lighting distribution: Pan Africa

Application Form

 

The objective of the project is to eliminate the greenhouse emissions from burning kerosene for light. It will reduce the weekly fuel cost burden for lower income South African families and provide a more environmentally benign, brighter and healthier form of light to South African families.


The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 079 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 14 Aug 2012 – 29 Aug 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

The Capture, Destruction and Utilisation of Mine Methane at the Beatrix West Shaft in South Africa

Application Form

 

The objective of the proposed project activity is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the capture, destruction and utilization of mine methane from the West shaft of the Beatrix Gold Mine. The proposed project will install structures underground to capture the methane and pipe it to the Beatrix West ventilation shaft where it will be piped to surface. Once at surface, the methane will be flared and used to generate electricity. .


The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 161 642 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 14 Aug 2012 – 29 Aug 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Bokpoort CSP (Concentrating Solar Power) Project, South Africa

Application Form

 

The purpose of the project is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by installing a greenfield grid connected parabolic through concentrated solar thermal power plant. This project activity will employ parabolic trough concentrated solar thermal technology to be constructed on a portion of the farm Bokpoort 390 in Groblershoop in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. The installed technology uses very precise parabolic shaped, sun tracking mirrors to concentrate and collect sunlight on thermally efficient receiver tubes running through the optical focal line of the parabolic mirror troughs.


The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 211,533 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 13 Aug 2012 – 28 Aug 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

NuPlanet Small Scale Hydropower PoA

Application Form

 

The purpose of the Programme of Activities (PoA) is to support the development of hydropower projects that will supply renewable electricity into the grid. CDM Project Activities (CPA) 1 is a hydropower project in South Africa – Stortemelk Hydro (Pty) Ltd


The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 17 266 (tCO2e) per annum for the first CDM Project Activities (CPA), over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 10 Aug 2012 – 24 Aug 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Energy Efficient Cook stoves in South Africa

Application Form

 

The objective of the PoA is to replace the current usage of conventional cook stoves in the households of ECP. This will improve the indoor air pollution and reduce harmful GHG emission evolved into the atmosphere. The installed bio mass cooker posses the advantage efficiently transferring the heat to the cooking medium ensuring the reduced usage of cooking fuel and GHG emission reductions.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 34 381(tCO2e) per annum.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 07 Aug 2012 – 21 August 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Residential Hot Water Efficiency Programme in South Africa

Application Form

 

The objective of the Programme of Activities (PoA) is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the roll out of energy efficient water heating technologies in South Africa which will displace the consumption of fossil fuel based electricity. The technologies included in this PoA are solar water heating systems and heat pumps.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 60 226 (tCO2e) per annum.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 06 Aug 2012 – 20 August 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Installation Of Energy Efficient Ventilation Fans

Application Form

 

The purpose of the Programme of Activities is to support the development of Solar PV (Photovoltaic) facilities that will supply renewable electricity into the grid.

CDM Project Activities 1 (CPA) is a 10MW Solar PV project in South Africa that will be supplying renewable electricity into the grid. It is located on portion 6 of the Farm Broederspruit 213, north east of Vryburg; North West Province, South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20 365 (tCO2e) per annum.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 06 Aug 2012 – 20 August 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Grid Connected Photovoltaic (PV) Renewable Electricity Generating Facilities PoA

Application Form

 

The purpose of the Programme of Activities is to support the development of Solar PV (Photovoltaic) facilities that will supply renewable electricity into the grid.

CDM Project Activities 1 (CPA) is a 10MW Solar PV project in South Africa that will be supplying renewable electricity into the grid. It is located on portion 6 of the Farm Broederspruit 213, north east of Vryburg; North West Province, South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20 365 (tCO2e) per annum.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 06 Aug 2012 – 20 August 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Makhado Coal Mine Methane Gas Flaring Project

Application Form

 

The objective of the project is to capture and flare methane from mining activities. Once the methane volume and flows prove sufficient, the methane will be used to generate electricity for internal use. Once the capacity exceeds 15 MW electricity will be supplied to the national grid.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 180 000 (tCO2e) per annum.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 06 August 2012 – 20 August 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

South African Wind Power Projects

Application Form

 

The goal of the Programme of Activities is to promote the installation of grid connected wind energy generation facilities across South Africa. This programme will decrease power shortage, diversify the grid and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The electricity will be sold to Eskom, the national electricity utility.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 104 321 (tCO2e) per annum for the first CDM Project Activities.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 06 August 2012 – 20 August 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Samancor Chrome Witbank Electricity from Waste Gas.

Application Form

 

The objective of the project is to utilize furnace off-gas from the closed ferrochrome furnaces to generate electricity. The electricity will be for captive use by Samancor Chrome and will reduce the demand for Eskom generated electricity.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 157 166 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 23 July 2012 – 07 August 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

South Africa Renewable Energy Programme (SA-REP)

Application Form

 

The South Africa Renewable Energy Programme (SA-REP) will support the development and implementation of small-scale grid-connected renewable energy projects in South Africa and therefore reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Renewable energy technologies implemented under the programme will include small hydro, wind, solar photovoltaic, solar thermal and geothermal.

It is expected that the project will achieve an average annual emission reduction of 25,521 tCO2 over the 7-year crediting period (renewable thrice).

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 23 July 2012 – 06 August 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Rheboksfontein Wind Energy Facility

Application Form

 

The proposed project activity is an initiative to export renewable electricity produced by the Rheboksfontein Wind Energy Facility to the national grid, which is currently mostly derived from coal. The wind power generated from the project site will be replacing electricity from the national grid.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 327 982 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 20 July 2012 – 04 August 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Karoo Renewable Energy Facility (Noblesfontein Wind Project)

Application Form

 

The objective of the proposed project activity is to supply renewable energy ,generated from solar resources to the South African national grid, thereby displacing the greenhouse gas intensive electricity of the grid.

It is expected that the project will achieve an average annual emission reduction of 846 960 tCO2 over the 10-year crediting period.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 18 June 2012 – 03 July 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

SA Calcium Carbide Furnace Waste Gas to Electricity CDM Project

Application Form

 

The objective of the project is to generate electricity using furnace waste gas. The electricity generated on site will displace a net of 2,191MWh per year of the electricity imported from the South African national grid.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 686 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 02 July 2012 – 18 July 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Vertical shaft brick kiln (VSBK) Programme of Activities for South Africa

Application Form

 

The goal of the Programme of Activities (PoA) is to promote and support the uptake of VSBK technology in the brick manufacturing industry in South Africa. By supporting and promoting the implementation of the more energy efficient VSBK technology, compared to the alternative less energy efficient clamp technology used most commonly in South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 5000 (tCO2e) per annum for the first CDM Project Activity (CPA), over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 26 June 2012 – 11 July 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Grid Connected Wind Power Plant in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa

Application Form

 

The objective of the proposed project is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through producing electricity from wind. The electricity will be supplied into the South African national grid and displace the generation of traditional coal-based electricity.

It is expected that the project will achieve an average annual emission reduction of 72 000 tCO2 over the 21-year crediting period.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 18 June 2012 – 03 July 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Olifantsrivier Wind

Application Form

 

The objective of the proposed project activity is to supply renewable energy ,generated from wind resources to the South African national grid, thereby displacing the greenhouse gas intensive electricity of the grid.

It is expected that the project will achieve an average annual emission reduction of 719 604 tCO2 over the 10-year crediting period.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 18 June 2012 – 03 July 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Karoo Renewable Energy Facility (Noblesfonteim Solar PV)

Application_Form

 

The objective of the proposed project activity is to supply renewable energy ,generated from solar resources to the South African national grid, thereby displacing the greenhouse gas intensive electricity of the grid.

It is expected that the project will achieve an average annual emission reduction of 917 785 tCO2 over the 10-year crediting period.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 18 June 2012 – 03 July 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

West Coast 1 Wind Farm in South Africa

Application Form

 

The proposed project activity is an initiative to export renewable electricity produced by the West Coast 1 Wind Farm to the national grid, which is currently mostly derived from coal. The wind power generated from the project site will be replacing electricity from the national grid.

It is expected that the project will achieve an average annual emission reduction of 280 754 tCO2 over the 10-year crediting period.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 13 June 2012 – 04 July 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Samancor Chrome Middelburg Electricty from Waste Gas

Application Form

 

The objective of the project is to utilize furnace off-gas from the closed ferrochrome furnaces to generate electricity. The electricity will be for captive use by Samancor Chrome and will reduce the demand for Eskom generated electricity.

It is expected that the project will achieve an average annual emission reduction of 210 138 tCO2 over the 10-year crediting period.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 13 June 2012 – 04 July 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Dassieklip Wind Energy Facility in South Africa

Application Form

 

The objective of the project is to export renewable energy electricity produced to the national grid as the current electricity is mostly generated from coal.

It is expected that the project will achieve an average annual emission reduction of 70 925 tCO2 over the 10-year crediting period.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 13 June 2012 – 04 July 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Neusberg Grid Connected Hydroelectric Power Plant, South Africa

Application Form

 

The objective of the project is to supply clean electricity to the grid of the Republic of South Africa. It envisages the construction and operation of a run-off-river hydroelectricity power plant with installed capacity of 12.57 MW near the town of Kakamas in the Northern Cape Province..

The power plant will comprise of three hydro turbines and associated infrastructure. The produce electricity will be supplied to Eskom power grid.

It is forecast that project will achieve an average annual emission reduction of 66 826 tCO2 over the 7-year crediting period.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 08 June 2012 – 22 June 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Cookhouse Wind Farm in South Africa

 

The objective of the proposed project is to generate electricity using wind. The generated electricity will be exported to the South African national grid and will be displacing the electricity generated from the fossil based sources.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 1 010 419 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 05 June 2012 – 20 June 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Dundee Biogas Power (Pty) Ltd

 

The objective of the proposed project is to generate electricity using animal manure as a feed stock. The proposed biogas digester system will consist of, amongst others, up to six digesters and six gas generator units and will generate approximately 2.22 MW of electricity upon completion.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 467 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 04 June 2012 – 19 June 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Amakhala Emoyeni Grid Connected 138.6 MW Wind Farm, Phase 1, South Africa

Application Form

The project envisages the construction and operation of a wind farm with installed capacity of up to 138.6 MW. The wind farm will be comprised of up to 66 wind turbines and the associated infrastructure. The entire project consists of the construction and operation of a wind farm with a total installed capacity of up to 750MW.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 369 563 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 29 May 2012 – 13 June 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Southern African Solar LED Programme

Application Form

The objective of the Programme of Activities (PoA) is to replace fossil fuel based lighting with solar LED in South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 71 520 (tCO2e) per annum (for the first CDM Project Activity), over a crediting period of 7 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 29 May 2012 – 13 June 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Market Coke Waste Heat Recovery Project

Application Form

Exxaro Resources Limited (Exxaro) plans to construct the Market Coke Plant (the project facility) at their Grootegeluk Coal Mine in Limpopo Province of South Africa. The Market Coke Waste Heat Recovery Plant (the project activity) will utilise waste heat recovered from the coking pyrolysis process in the project facility to produce electricity.

The project activity is expected to have a gross installed capacity of 60MW and the objective of the project activity is to supply the electricity produced, 462 000 MWh/yr, to the internal grid of the Grootegeluk Coal Mine thereby displacing more carbon intensive electricity from the South African national grid operated by Eskom (the baseline) and therefore also lessening the burden on the national grid.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 450 912 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 28 May 2012 – 12 June 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Red Cap Kouga Wind Farm

Application Form

The objective of the project is to use wind power generate electricity ,which will be delivered to the national grid of South Africa. It will comprise the installation of 2.5 MW wind turbines (per turbine) with a total installed capacity of 80 MW.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 305 220 (tCO2e) per annum (for the first CDM programme activity), over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 23 May 2012 – 08 June 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Hot Water Heating Programme for South Africa

Application Form

The objective of this small scale programme of activities is to install heat pumps and solar water heaters throughout South Africa. The solutions can be installed individually or as a combination of a heat pump and solar geyser. The installations will take place in domestic or commercial buildings and will replace exiting electric geysers and hence reduce CO2 emissions.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 11 959 (tCO2e) per annum (for the first CDM programme activity), over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 21 May 2012 – 06 June 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Refrigeration Plant Efficiency Programme of Activities

Application Form

The objective of the PoA is to install technologies that improve the energy efficiency of refrigeration in commercial buildings in a manner compliant with CDM requirements.

The PoA is intended to include multiple countries, with the foundation country being South Africa. The first CDM Project Activity (CPA) will be the Energy Partners refrigeration plant efficiency improvements in Pick n Pay stores (South Africa’s second largest food retailer) across South Africa.

It is forecast that CPA1 will achieve an average annual emission reduction of 43,233tCO2 and total emission reductions of 302,631tCO2 over the first 7-year crediting period.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 17 May 2012 – 07 June 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
South Africa Wind Energy

Application Form

The objective of the proposed Programme of Activities (PoA) is to construct and operate wind farms in South Africa. It will comprise of a number of CDM Project Activities (CPAs) across the country. The first CPA (Copperton Wind Farm), will consists of 20 wind turbine generators of 2.5 MW rated capacity each, totaling to 50 MW of installed capacity.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 93 674 (tCO2e) per annum (for the first CPA), over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 10 May 2012 – 25 May 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Grid-Connected Wind Power Programme in South Africa

Application Form

The objective of the proposed programme is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through the production of electricity from wind a renewable source. The electricity will be supplied to the national electricity grid.

TThe proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 18 855 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years (renewable twice).
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 08 May 2012 – 22 May 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Wind and Solar POA in South Africa

Application Form

The objective of the proposed programme is to install wind and solar projects into the grid of South Africa. The first CDM Project Activity (CPA) will consist of solar power plant of 10 MW in Kakamas in the Northern Cape province South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 18 855 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 07 May 2012 – 21 May 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Green Power for South Africa Programme of Activities

Application Form

The objective of the proposed programme of activities is to install wind and solar projects to generate electricity. The generated electricity will be connected to the national grid in order to diversify the grid generation mix and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 124 756 (tCO2e) per annum (for the first CDM Project Activity), over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 04 May 2012 – 19 May 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Lomati Biomass Power Generation Project in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Application Form

The objective of the proposed project is to construct and operate a new biomass cogeneration independent power plant with a gross generating capacity of 10.1 MWe at Barberton, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Electricity will be sold to the national grid and steam will be sold to a nearby sawmill. Biomass will be sourced from the sawmill and other suppliers in the area.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 64 712 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 24 April 2012 – 09 May 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Improved Cooking Stoves Programme of Activities in Africa

Application Form

The objective of the Programme of Activities is to enable the large scale distribution of efficient biomass cook stoves in South Africa and other countries. The project will reduce air pollution associated with the use of traditional stoves and freeing up income that can be used for other purposes.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 13 500 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 23 April 2012 – 11 May 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Caledon Wind Farm in South Africa

Application Form

The objective of the project is to generate power from wind energy in the Western Cape, South Africa. The electricity will be sold to Eskom in order to increase the reserve margin.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 413 491 (tCO2e) per annum (for the first CDM programme activity), over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 17 April 2012 – 30 April 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Landfill Gas Utilisation Programme of South Africa

Application Form

The objective of the proposed programme of activities (PoA) is to capture and utilize landfill gas to generate electricity. The project will consists of number of CDM Project Activities (CPA) and the first CPA will be located in Shongweni; KwaZulu Natal province.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 800 000 (tCO2e) per annum in total assuming each CPA will have a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 16 April 2012 – 01 May 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Small Scale Grid-Connected Solar Power Programme

Application Form

The objective of the project is to supply clean electricity (generated from solar photovoltaic and solar thermal technologies) to the grid of the Republic of South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 11 149 (tCO2e) per annum (for the first CDM programme activity), over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 16 April 2012 – 01 May 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Waste Energy to Electricity at Arcelomittal’s Vanderbijlpark Steel, South Africa

Application Form

The objective of the project is to construct and operate a new waste energy recovery system which consists of the two new direct reduction kilns. It will have an installed power capacity of 40 MW and will be used internally at Vanderbijlpark steel reducing demand for electricity supplied from Eskom.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 252 925 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 16 April 2012 – 01 May 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
CDM Africa Wind and Solar Programme of Activities for South Africa.

Application Form

The objective of the proposed programme of activities is to install wind and solar projects to generate electricity. The generated electricity will be connected to the national grid in order to diversify the grid generation mix and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 400 000 (tCO2e) per annum (for the first CDM programme activity), over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 10 April 2012 – 25 April 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Small Scale Solar Electrical programme,( also refered to as 'this PoA'

Application Form

The objective of the project is to supply clean electricity to the grid of the Republic of South Africa. The first CPAenvisages the installation capacity of 0.15 MW.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 11 684 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 26 March – 20 April 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
De Aar Grid Connected 10 MW Solar Park, South Africa

Application Form

The proposed project envisages the construction and operation of solar park with an output capacity of 10 MW near De Aar in the Northern Cape Province in South Africa. The solar park will be equipped with several arrays of photovoltaic panels.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 19 041 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 16 March – 15 April 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Kathu Grid Connected 100 MW Solar Park,South Africa

Application Form

The objective of the project is to supply clean electricity to the grid of the Republic of South Africa. The project envisages the construction and operation of a solar park with maximum generation capacity of 100 MW.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 190 407 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 14 March – 14 April 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Technology Transfer Mechanism-Introduction of Vertical Shaft Brick Kiln (VSBK) Technology at Vhavenda Brick-South Africa

Application Form

The objective of the project is to replace kiln as the method of firing clay bricks at Vhavenda Brick, with VSBK which will significantly reduce emissions during the firing process and reduce energy consumption and effective use of energy released during the firing process.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 925.46 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 14 March – 14 April 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Trigeneration at Mobile Telephone Networks (MTN),14th Avenue Commercial Site South Africa

Application Form

The objective of the project is to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions at MTN’s commercial site through the installation of an on-site, energy efficient,2.136 MY Trigeneration plant.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 15 840 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 09 March 2012 – 08 April 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Indwe Wind Farm (Pty) Ltd

Application Form

The objective of the proposed project is to construct a grid connected wind energy project in South Africa. It will have installed electricity generation capacity of 57.5 MW. The generated electricity will be sold to Eskom in order to diversify the grid generation mix and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 154 833 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years (renewable twice).
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 09 March 2012 – 08 April 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Dorper Wind Farm (Pty) Ltd

Application Form

The objective of the project is to build grid connected wind energy project in South Africa and contribute to the necessary energy expansion needed in the country.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 290 000 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years renewable twice.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 09 March – 08 April 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Standard Bank Energy Efficient Commercial Lighting Programme of Activities

Application Form

The objective of the proposed Programme of Activities (PoA) is to scale up the installation of energy efficient lighting technologies and systems in commercial buildings across South Africa and other African countries.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2 577 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 01 March – 31 March 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
South African Grid Connected Wind Farm Programme

Application Form

The objective of the proposed programme of Activities (PoA) is to contribute to the development and promotion of renewable energy in the South Africa. It seeks to develop a series of grid connected wind power projects that will be supplying clean electricity to the national grid. The first CPA 001 will be located next to Bedford in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

TThe proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 23 368 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 29 February 2012 – 30 March 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Hopefield Wind Energy Facility in South Africa

Application Form

The objective of the proposed project is to install and operate wind farm with an installed electricity generation capacity of 66.6 MW. The generated electricity will be sold to Eskom in order to diversify the grid generation mix and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 153 608 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 08 Feb 2012 – 07 March 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Silicon Smelters Energy Efficiency Improvement Project - Furnace F

Application Form

The objective of the proposed project is to reduce greenhouse emissions (in particular CO2 emissions) by displacing electricity from grid through the increasing the electrical efficiency of the furnace and to increase the energy efficiency of the furnace so as to reduce the energy consumption.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 227 490 (tCO2e) over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 08 Feb 2012 – 07 March 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description

Sustainability CFL Replacement Programme of Activities in South Africa

Application Form

The proposed Programme of Activities (PoA) objective is to sustainably maiantain the energy efficiency of South Africa’s residential lighting stock by distributing Compact Flourescent Lamps (CFLs) free of charge to households across South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 53 022 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 08 Feb 2012 – 08 March 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Gauteng , Free State, Mpumalanga, Limpopo & Northern Cape CFL Replacement Project (1) in South Africa

Application Form

The proposed Programme of Activities (PoA) objective is to boost the energy efficiency of South Africa’s residential lighting stock by distributing Compact Flourescent Lamps (CFLs) free of charge to households across South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 53 022 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 08 Feb 2012 – 08 March 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
North West, KwaZulu Natal & Eastern Cape CFL Replacement Project (2) in South Africa

Application Form

The proposed Programme of Activities (PoA) objective is to boost the energy efficiency of South Africa’s residential lighting stock by distributing Compact Flourescent Lamps (CFLs) free of charge to households across South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 53 022 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 08 Feb 2012 – 08 March 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Southern African Renewable Energy (SARE) PoA

SARE CPA-DD African Rainbow Energy PV CPA

Application Form

The proposed Programme of Activities (PoA) aims to incentivise broad scale investment in renewable energy technology and reduce greenhouse gases by displacing electricity produced by coal or other carbon intensive fossil fuels through the use of renewable energy (solar, wind ,hydro and geothermal)

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 52 287 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 07 Feb 2012 – 07 March 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
The Consteel Energy Efficiency Project at Cape Gate, South Africa

Application Form
The proposed project involves the installation of energy efficient consteel system. The Consteel technology, which was implemented in this project, reduces energy consumption of steel production, while also increasing the output capacity of the current furnace without the requirement to install a larger furnace. This technology also improves the working environment, constantly controlling fume emissions and noise.

TThe proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 066 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 03 Feb 2012 – 02 March 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Cogeneration and /or Trigeneration at Commercial Sites

Application Form
The objective of the proposed project is to install and operate a new 2.136 MWe natural gas based tri-generation unit at an existing site of MTN. The electricity at the tri-generation plant will be generated by two internal combustion engines. The project will be located in Gauteng province, South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 15 284 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 25 Jan 2012 – 24 Feb 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
South African Solar Thermal Energy Programme
(SA-STE PoA)


Application Form
The objective of the proposed Programme of Activities (PoA) is to promote small scale activities (CPAs) that installs solar domestic and light industrial devices/ products that utilise solar technology to produce thermal energy for the consumers. The CPAs may consists of installations replacing existing heating technology with solar based heating technologies.

The proposed project of activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 381,729 (tCO2e)over a 3x7 crediting period.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 12Jan 2012 – 10Feb 2012
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ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
South African Solar Electrical Energy Programme (SA-SEE PoA)

Application Form
The objective of the proposed Programme of Activities (PoA) is to promote small scale activities (CPAs) that installs solar photovoltaic electrical systems that utilises incoming solar radiation for production of electrical energy for households and Industrial use. The CPAs will consists of organisations such as retailers or housing developers who will market solar photovoltaic panels installed at many locations. The programme will assist in acquiring these technologies at reduced costs by utilising carbon revenue acquired from emission reductions.

The proposed project of activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 185, 491 (tCO2e) during the first crediting period, over a crediting period of 3x7 years for each CPA.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 12Jan 2012 – 10Feb 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
ETA Energy Solar Water Heater Programme in South Africa

Application Form
The objective of the proposed Programme of Activities (PoA) is to increase the use of solar water heaters(SWHs) by installing and supplying SWHs that uses different technologies such as flat or evacuated tube collector technologies approved by the South African Bureau of Standards(SABS). The PoA’s goal is to also provide comprehensive financing, warranty and maintenance package.

The proposed project of activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 000 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years for each CPA.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 10Jan 2012 – 10Feb 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Prieska Grid Connected 20MW Solar Park, South Africa

Application Form
The objective of the proposed project is to construct and operate a solar park with an installed capacity of 20MW near the town of Prieska in the Northern Cape, with the aim of producing and supplying clean electricity to Eskom’s grid. The Solar Park will be equipped with photo voltaic (PV) panels.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 38 081 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7years (renewable).
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 10 Jan 2012 –10 Feb 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Omnia N2O Abatement Project II

Application Form

The objective of the proposed project is to reduce N2O emissions in the tail gas by installing a tertiary N2O abatement technology and specialised monitoring equipment that is installed at the tail gas stream after the abatement of N2O emissions.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 339 238 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years fixed.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 22 Dec 2011 – 22 Jan 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
International Water Purification Programme

Application Form

The objective of the proposed Programme of Activities (PoA) is to use carbon finance for the introduction of low greenhouse gas emitting water purification systems to provide clean drinking water to low income households. It seeks to further the access of households and communities to clean and safe drinking water, by promoting low greenhouse gas emitting water purification technologies. This PoA is thus primarily designed for the long-term improvement of the living conditions of local people.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 60 000 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7years (renewable).
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 22 Dec 2011 – 22 Jan 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Use of waste gas at Namakwa Sands in South Africa

Application Form

The objective of the proposed project is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by utilizing waste gas from a smelter operation. The waste gas will be fed into engines for the generation of electricity. The project will use cleaned furnace off-gas, which was previously flared, to generate electricity using internal combustion engines.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 83 547 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 22 Dec 2011 – 22 Jan 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Green Power for South Africa Programme of Activities

Application Form

The objective of the proposed programme of Activites is to build wind and solar power capacity for South Africa and offer individual wind and solar power developers the opportunity to make use of carbon finance. The electricity that to be generated will be fed into national grid.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 124 756 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 22 Dec 2011 – 22 Jan 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Coega IDZ Windfarm

Application Form
The proposed project will involves the installation of 25 wind turbines with an installed electricity generation capacity of 73.8 MW. In the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), near Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape province in South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 166 498 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years.
Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 22 Dec 2011 – 22 Jan 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Omnia N2O Abatement Project II

Application Form

The objective of the proposed project is to reduce N2O emissions in the tail gas by installing a tertiary N2O abatement technology and specialised monitoring equipment that is installed at the tail gas stream after the abatement of N2O emissions.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 339 238 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years fixed.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 22 Dec 2011 – 22 Jan 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
International Water Purification Programme

Application Form

The objective of the proposed Programme of Activities (PoA) is to use carbon finance for the introduction of low greenhouse gas emitting water purification systems to provide clean drinking water to low income households. It seeks to further the access of households and communities to clean and safe drinking water, by promoting low greenhouse gas emitting water purification technologies. This PoA is thus primarily designed for the long-term improvement of the living conditions of local people.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 60 000 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7years (renewable).

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 22 Dec 2011 – 22 Jan 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Use of waste gas at Namakwa Sands in South Africa

Application Form

The objective of the proposed project is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by utilizing waste gas from a smelter operation. The waste gas will be fed into engines for the generation of electricity. The project will use cleaned furnace off-gas, which was previously flared, to generate electricity using internal combustion engines.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 83 547 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 22 Dec 2011 – 22 Jan 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Green Power for South Africa Programme of Activities

Application Form

The objective of the proposed programme of Activites is to build wind and solar power capacity for South Africa and offer individual wind and solar power developers the opportunity to make use of carbon finance. The electricity that to be generated will be fed into national grid.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 124 756 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 10 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 22 Dec 2011 – 22 Jan 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
PDD Title Project Description
Coega IDZ Windfarm

Application Form

The proposed project will involves the installation of 25 wind turbines with an installed electricity generation capacity of 73.8 MW. In the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), near Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape province in South Africa.

The proposed project activity will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 166 498 (tCO2e) per annum, over a crediting period of 7 years.

Location Republic of South Africa
Status Not Registered
Period 22 Dec 2011 – 22 Jan 2012
Send comments to DNA DNA@energy.gov.za
ndiafhi.tuwani@energy.gov.za
or  lufuno.mukwevho@energy.gov.za
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