Herbert PV Power Plant is a 22MW solar PV power project. It is located in Northern Cape, South Africa. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2014.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 22 22 Active Northern Cape, South Africa AE AMD Renewable Energy


The project was developed by AE AMD Renewable Energy. AE AMD Renewable Energy and Old Mutual (South Africa) Holdings are currently owning the project.

Herbert PV Power Plant is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 127 hectares.

The project generates 43,231MWh of electricity. The project cost is $53.5m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2014.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Eskom Holdings SOC under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 22MW.

Contractors Involved

SunPower was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

SunPower was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 91,908 modules each with 240W of nameplate capacity.

KACO new energy supplied its Powador 39.0 TL3 inverters to the project site.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by IdeemaTec Deutschland.

AE AMD Renewable Energy and SunPower were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

About AE AMD Renewable Energy

AE AMD Renewable Energy (Pty) Ltd (AE AMD) is a developer of renewable energy generation projects. The company designs renewable energy systems from off-grid application to grid-tied systems. Its activities include site development, environmental matters, management services, technical design, economic development, legal matters and finance structuring, and others. AE AMD offers development, construction, operation and financing of renewable energy plants across the world. The company operates solar PV, wind, biogas, and hydroelectricity projects. It develops renewable energy projects across South Africa. AE AMD is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa.


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