Solar PV energy move welcomed
Author: Melanie Gosling
The solar energy industry has welcomed the Budget announcement that the government intends to make solar photovoltaic (PV) energy more viable.
Moeketsi Thobela, chief executive of the SA Photovoltaic Industry Association (Sapvia), said Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s statement that the government was proposing accelerated depreciation for solar PV renewable energy, would encourage investment in this technology.
“This will support the large-scale roll-out of PV solutions. It will be possible to roll-out at least 2 000MW of PV every year over the next five years.”
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