Africa PV News Snippets

PASH Global & Tswana Renewables Strike Solar Partnership In Botswana & More From Central African Republic, AMEA

Africa PV News Snippets

PASH Global’s Botswana JV with Tswana Renewables to target private customers for solar power supply. (Illustrative Photo; Photo Credit: Tsetso Photo/

PASH Global and Tswana Renewables to build 30 MW solar under partnership in Botswana; Central African Republic brings online 15 MW solar plant; AMEA Power secures 25-year PPA for 85 MW solar plant in South Africa.

JV for solar in Botswana: UK based clean energy investor PASH Global and Southern Africa located renewables company Tswana Renewables have announced a joint venture (JV) to set up 30 MW solar PV capacity in Botswana. The JV will supply electricity from this capacity to private customers. Initial 2 projects are currently under construction at Travelodge and Ramotswe. PASH Global said this partnership will not only reduce energy costs but also provide access to clean energy to the locals.

15 MW solar plant in CAR: Sakai Solar Power Plant with 15 MW installed capacity is now online in the Central African Republic (CAR). The project is located near capital Bangui and is built by China Energy Construction Group Tianjin Electric Power Construction, according to local media reports. The solar power plant is significant for the African country that faces power cuts that last up to 16 hours a day as per reports.

PPA for 85 MW solar in South Africa: Dubai headquartered AMEA Power has secured a power purchase agreement (PPA) for 85 MW solar PV plant in South Africa with private energy trader and a member of the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP), GreenCo Power Services. The 25-year PPA will enable the construction of the project which is to be financed by the Standard Bank of South Africa. It is planned to be installed in North West Province in the country and expected to enter construction in Q3/2023. The plant is scheduled to enter construction to the national grid in early 2025 when it will generate around 220 GWh annually.

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