Pofadder – Northern Cape Province – South Africa
Similarly to the Aries project, the Konkoonsies 10MW Solar Energy Facility was originated by SOLA Future Energy and developed as a greenfield site in partnership with BioTherm Energy ahead of Round 1 of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP).
As with Aries, this project has been operating successfully since commissioning in 2014, and SOLA Future Energy retains a minority shareholding and a seat on the board of the project company.
Key activities by SOLA Future Energy:
- Complete permitting and licensing of project
- Management of the grid integration design and authorisation process
- Consultation on design drawings in relation to permits and authorisations
- Management of the EPC selection, appointment and contracting process
|Program & round awarded||South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP), Round 1|
|Size (MW AC)||10|
|Location||Kenhardt, Northern Cape, South Africa|
|SOLA’s role||Originator & Developer|
|Project sponsor||BioTherm Energy|
|MWh generated (p.a.)||20,000|
|Tons CO2 avoided (p.a.)||20,200|