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Grootfontein solar projects, South Africa

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15th September 2023

By: Sheila Barradas

Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

     

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Name of the Project
Grootfontein solar projects.

Location
Western Cape, South Africa.

Project Owner/s
Scatec will own 51% of the equity in the project, with H1 Holdings, Scatec’s local black economic-empowerment partner, owning 46.5%; and the Grootfontein local community trust 2.5%.

Project Description
The project will involve the construction of three solar power plants with a combined capacity of 273 MW, resulting in the abatement of 630 000 t/y of carbon dioxide.

Potential Job Creation
Not stated.

Capital Expenditure
R5.1-billion.

Planned Start/End Date
Construction start is expected during the first quarter of 2024, with commercial operation in 2025.

Latest Developments
None stated.

Key Contracts, Suppliers and Consultants
Scatec (engineering, procurement and construction).

Contact Details for Project Information
Scatec, tel +47 48 08 55 00 or email post@scatec.com.

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