The development impact of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme on South Africa’s small towns

Academic Research and Theses:   2019   -   By Jeeten Morar

This thesis aims to explore how effective economic development efforts in the Renewable Energy Independent Power Produce Programme (REIPPPP) have been at creating long term improvements in the livelihood of low income communities. The research sheds light on some of the complexity that exists within community development in the REIPPPP, and highlights common mentalities and approaches that exist among renewable energy developers when engaging with the poor.


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