Namibia: Hardap solar project reaches financial close

Issue 366 - 06 Apr 2018
Spain’s Alten Africa has reached financial close at the $70m, 37MW Hardap solar photovoltaic project in Mariental municipality. The project will comprise 140,000 crystalline silicon panels mounted on tracking systems and occupying a 100ha site. The plant is expected to produce 112GWh/yr when it begins operating in September.The project was awarded after a disputed tender was re-issued in May 2016 and awarded to Alten, for a second time, in early 2017.

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