Aurora Sola 1 Solar PV Park is a 20MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Zambia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 20 20 Permitting Zambia Aurora Power Solutions; Globeleq Africa

Description

The project is being developed by Aurora Power Solutions and Globeleq Africa. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

Aurora Sola 1 Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project cost is expected to be around $36.106m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

About Globeleq Africa

Globeleq Africa Ltd (Globoleq) is formerly Globeleq Advisors Ltd, that owns, operates and develops power plant projects using its technologies across Africa. It operates a portfolio of natural gas, solar, wind and fuel oil power generation assets. Globeleq’s operating assets consists of Songas, Azito, Tsavo, Dibamba, Kribi, Droogfontein Solar, De Aar and Jeffreys Bay among others. It develops economically sustainable projects that support the continued development of the electric power sector in Africa. Globeleq is headquartered in London, England, the UK.

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