ESCO model grows in popularity in South Africa
by Bärbel Epp
“Our clients are cash flow positive from day one,” South African company Energy Partners claims on its website. Up until now, it has been offering heat and steam purchase agreements, mainly on coal boilers. “Purchase contracts for solar heat in combination with fossil fuel boilers could be part of our portfolio in the future,” Johan Kritzinger, Head of the Steam division at Energy Partners, said after participating in a policy workshop organised by Solar Payback in July.