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Solar industry body SAPVIA elects new board heralding a new dawn

South Africa’s leading member association for the promotion of solar PV, the SA Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) is stepping into a second decade of success with the election of a new board.

In a year packed with online meetings and events, SAPVIA’s Annual General Meeting was hosted virtually and brought together players from across the solar PV and renewables value chain.

SAPVIA this year celebrates 10 years of pushing boundaries in the renewables sector through proactive policy advocacy and lobbying efforts. The association has been at the forefront of transforming South Africa’s economy and energy sector.

The Board and Members have adapted to the rapidly changing industry and embedding best practice to create a world-leading renewables sector. The AGM on 18 May saw the election of three new Board Members to the 10-commissioner board.

The 2021 SAPVIA new Board Members are: 
– Sunette Smith of Reatile Group, 
– DeVilliers Botha of Solereff,
– Daniel Goldstuck of SOLA Group,
– Chanda Nxumalo of Harmattan Renewables (2nd term), and
– Richard Doyle of juwi Renewable Energies (2nd term).

Outgoing board members are Jo-Anne Dean, Boitumelo Kiepile and Vuyo Ntoi.

“We are so grateful for the continued support of the members and the willingness to commit time, energy and expertise to building the solar PV industry in South Africa.” says Niveshen Govender, Chief Operating Officer of SAPVIA.

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Source: EsiAfrica

Solar industry body SAPVIA elects new board heralding a new dawn

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