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PV and Water Savings on Government Buildings Program (IREREP)


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The DPWI, supported by the Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC) has developed a programme that is aimed at rolling out energy efficiency (including solar geysers), water efficiency, alternative waste management and embedded solar PV, and other renewable energy options at its property portfolio. It is officially designated as Strategic Integrated Project 28 (SIP28) – Photovoltaic (PV) and Water Savings on Government Buil¬†dings, by the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission. The Programme will be the largest programme for the procurement of renewable energy and resource efficiency for public facilities, with up to 320MW of renewable energy procured per annum, attracting private sector capital investment of between an initial R120 ‚Äď 253bn in the period to 2050. The Programme will create a high number of green jobs over the 30-year period, with an estimated 324 600 ‚Äď 503 000 jobs, as well as: Upskilling 260 000 ‚Äď 404 000 people. Mobilising R120 ‚Äď 253bn in funding. Reducing GHG emissions by 2,8Mt per annum.

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Deparment of Public works and Infrastructure

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