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Teraco solar photovoltaic plant, South Africa

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5th April 2024

By: Sheila Barradas

Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

     

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Name of the Project
Teraco solar photovoltaic (PV) plant.

Location
Free State, South Africa.

Project Owner/s
Teraco has partnered with JUWI Renewable Energies South Africa and Subsolar to develop the project. JUWI has been appointed to design and manage the procurement, construction and commissioning of the project.

Project Description
Teraco secured its first grid capacity allocation from State-owned power utility Eskom in February 2024.

The company aims to build a 120 MW utility-scale solar PV facility to connect to the national grid. The power generated will be wheeled across Eskom and municipal power networks to Teraco’s facilities across South Africa. 

Once fully operational, the plant is expected to produce more than 338 000 MWh/y.

Potential Job Creation
Not stated.

Capital Expenditure
A green loan has been raised to finance the building of the plant. Choosing the right partners has been crucial to delivering on Teraco’s renewable-energy strategy and vision.

Planned Start/End Date
Not stated.

Latest Developments
None stated.

Key Contracts, Suppliers and Consultants
JUWI Renewable Energies South Africa (design and manage the procurement, construction and commissioning of the project).

Contact Details for Project Information
Teraco, tel +27 11 573 2800 or email

Edited by Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor

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