The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has confirmed September 22 as the new bid submission deadline for Bid Window Six (BW6) of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme following its expansion from 2 600 MW to 5 200 MW. Prior to the doubling of the size of the round as part of a package of interventions announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on July 25, the BW6 closing date had been set as 17:00 on August 11.