Namibia: Solar power for Otjikoto mine

Issue 353 - 15 Sep 2017 | 1 minute read
B2Gold Corporation has given Caterpillar and Barloworld a contract to supply 7MW of solar power at the Otjikoto mine, 70km north of Otjiwarongo in the Otjozondjupa region. Cat photovoltaic solar modules will be used to reduce reliance on a heavy fuel oil plant used to power the mining facility. Barloworld is supplying engineering, procurement and construction services for the project. Installation of the system is under way, with completion of the project expected in early 2018.

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