Balekane Solar PV Park is a 15MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Hhohho, Eswatini. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 15 15 Permitting Hhohho, Eswatini Globeleq Africa; Sturdee Energy

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Globeleq Africa and Sturdee Energy. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

Balekane Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

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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