S. Africa to Name Second-Round Renewable-Energy Bid Wins May 21

South Africa will announce the winning bids in its second round of proposals for renewable-energy power plants on May 21, the Department of Energy said.

The department, which received 79 proposals by the March 5 deadline, postponed the announcement from May 17 because of Minister Dipuo Peters’ budget speech, it said in an e-mailed statement from Pretoria today.

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