Bulemu East Solar PV Park is a 28.6MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Central, 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 28.6 28.6 Permitting Central, Zambia Building Energy; Pele Green Energy

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Building Energy and Pele Green Energy. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

Bulemu East Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project is expected to generate 50GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $51.632m.

Development Status

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

About Building Energy

Building Energy SpA (Building Energy) is a renewable energy company that operates and develops renewable energy projects such as biomass, hydro, wind and solar projects. The company provides operation and maintenance services such as real-time performance monitoring, performance guarantee, preventive and corrective maintenance, and spare parts management. It offers asset management services including finance and administration, operational supervision, technical analysis and reporting, and contract management. Building Energy also provides security system maintenance, commissioning, energy rebuying, and due diligence, among others. The company owns and operates power plants in Africa, the Americas and Europe. It has operations in Italy, Serbia, the US, the UK, Chile and South Africa. Building Energy is headquartered in Milan, Italy.

About Pele Green Energy

Pele Green Energy (PGE) is an independent power producer which develops, owns, procures, constructs and operates renewable energy power projects. PGE is headquartered in South Africa.

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