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January 13, 2022

Aggeneys Solar PV Park, South Africa

By Carmen

Aggeneys Solar PV Park is a 46MW solar PV power project. It is located in Northern Cape, South Africa. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 46 46 Active Northern Cape, South Africa BioTherm Energy

Description

The project is developed and owned by BioTherm Energy. The company has a stake of 60%.

Aggeneys Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 110.32 hectares.

The project generates 117GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 20,000 households. The project cost is $54.97m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in July 2020.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Eskom Holdings SOC under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 40MW.

Contractors Involved

Canadian Solar and ET Solutions were selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

Canadian Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 140,640 modules at the site.

About BioTherm Energy

BioTherm Energy (Pty) Ltd (BioTherm) is a renewable energy company that generates electric power from wind and solar projects. It offers various stages of development maturity across wind and solar resources. It offers services such as investments and monetization of carbon credits. BioTherm’s projects include Aries solar photovoltaic, Klipheuwel wind, Konkoonsies solar photovoltaic, Dassiesklip wind energy facility and PetroSA biogas. The company’s projects are located in Northern Cape Province and Western Cape Province. It also operates and maintains a MethCap plant that generates electricity from biogas waste. The company works with governments, local partners and industry associations. BioTherm is headquartered in Fourways, South Africa.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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