ArcelorMittal SA seeks IPP bids for roll-out of solar PV plants across operations

JSE-listed steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has become the latest South African company to release a request for information (RFI) to independent power producers (IPPs) to build, own and operate solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants across its six operational sites. The group has operations in Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging and Pretoria, in Gauteng, Newcastle, in KwaZulu-Natal, Thabazimbi, in Limpopo and Saldanha Bay, in the Western Cape. The Saldana Steel plant is currently in care and maintenance, however.