Southern Africa: Paleisheuwel solar PV facility begins operating


Issue 323 - 13 May 2016 | 1 minute read
Italy’s Enel Green Power and its lead engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor TerniEnergia have announced that the 75MW Paleisheuwel solar photovoltaic plant has begun operating in the Western Cape, near Bergvaley. The facility, which was selected as a preferred bidder in the third round of the renewable energy independent power producer procurement (REIPPP) programme, is expected to produce more than 153GWh/yr. TerniEnergia Projects, a South African registered subsidiary of Italy’s TerniEnergia (80%) and South Africa’s Pele Green Energy (20%), began work on the project in March 2015.

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