Solar farm project, South Africa

24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas - Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

Solar farm project, South Africa

Name of the Project
Solar farm project.

Free State, South Africa.

Project Owner/s
Africa Data Centres, a subsidiary of Cassava Technologies, and DPA Southern Africa.

Project Description
The solar farm will provide renewable energy for Africa Data Centres sites.

The first phase involves the construction of 12 MW of solar infrastructure to power Africa Data Centres’ carrier-neutral data centre in Cape Town – the CPT1 facility.

Subsequent phases will extend to data centres in Johannesburg – JHB1 and JHB2 – once wheeling agreements with relevant municipalities have been concluded.

Potential Job Creation
Not stated.

Capital Expenditure
Not stated.

Planned Start/End Date
The project broke ground in April 2024.

Latest Developments
None stated.

Key Contracts, Suppliers and Consultants
None stated.

Contact Details for Project Information
Africa Data Centres, email 
DPA Southern Africa, tel +2711 030 7200.