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January 5, 2022

Du Plessis Dam Solar PV Park 1, South Africa

By Carmen

Du Plessis Dam Solar PV Park 1 is a 75MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Northern Cape, South Africa. 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 April 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 75 75 Permitting Northern Cape, South Africa Mulilo Renewable Energy; TotalEnergies

Description

The project is being developed by Mulilo Renewable Energy and TotalEnergies. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

Du Plessis Dam Solar PV Park 1 is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project cost is expected to be around $89.625m.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by April 2024.

About Mulilo Renewable Energy

Mulilo Renewable Energy (Pty) Ltd (MRE) is a developer of renewable energy projects. The company develops wind and solar PV technologies and builds, owns and operates large scale renewable projects in South Africa. It also offers asset management services, economic development advisory services and customized energy solutions to commercial and industrial clients. The company’s projects include Mulilo Sonnedix Prieska, Mulilo Renewable Energy Solar PV, Longyuan Mulilo De AAR, Mulilo Prieska PV and others. It works in partnership with various energy organizations to develop novel projects. MRE is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa.

About TotalEnergies

TotalEnergies SE (Total), formerly Total SE, is an integrated global energy company that discovers, produces, refines and markets oil and gas, and also manufactures petrochemicals. It carries out drilling, oil and gas production, processing, transportation, refining and petrochemical production, storage and distribution of petroleum products and specialty chemicals. It conducts power generation and gas trading and operates in the renewable energy sector. Total supplies feedstock to refineries, charters ships and undertakes trading on various derivative markets. The company serves consumers in transportation, automotive, aerospace, energy, housing and manufacturing industries. It has operations in Asia-Pacific, Africa, Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States, the Middle East, and North and Central America. Total is headquartered in Courbevoie, France.

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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