Renewable Energy Online Workshop
June 3, 2020  

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Renewable Energy Online Workshop  

Presented By: IMBEWU Sustainability Legal Specialists (Pty) Ltd

Location: Online workshop – participants will need access to a strong and reliable internet connection in order to download the course material and to be able to stream the videos (which consist of a large amount of data).

Workshop Description:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IMBEWU is offering an online training workshop (which is SACNASP accredited with 0.6 CPD points) on the environmental legal processes applicable to renewable energy projects. The course material is available for subscription.

The workshop covers the following key issues:

  • Key required environmental licences, permits and authorisations.
  • Applications for amendments to existing licences, permits and authorsiations.
  • Managing appeals and judicial reviews against the issuing of environmental authorisations and key appeal and judicial review decisions. 
  • Operational environmental legal compliance.
  • Environmental aspects of due diligence investigations. 

The course is available online and consists of video recordings, PowerPoint slides and resource materials (applicable legislation and case law). Once full payment of R2 587.50 (which includes VAT) has been made, the course participant will be provided with a weblink, username and password to access the course material for a limited period of time, as well as detailed instructions on how to access the material. It will be the responsibility of the course participant to ensure that they have a strong and reliable internet connection. Where a company or institution has more than three subscribers for the course then a group discount of R2 300 (including VAT) is available on request.

The course presenter will, at no additional cost, host a live Q&A session. However, please note that the live Q&A session will only be held if sufficient interest is expressed by participants through the submission of email queries to the course presenter.

Alistair Young, IMBEWU’s Senior Sustainability Legal Consultant, is the presenter. Alistair has run a number of workshops on various aspects of environmental law and has many years of experience in providing environmental legal advice on renewable energy projects. For a copy of Alistair’s CV, please go to 

Contact Person: Lulu Lewis (Office Manager)

Contact Person: +27 11 214 0660 / +27 82 858 5217

Contact Fax: +27 11 447 6868

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