Jasper Solar PV park is a 96MW 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 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2014.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Solar PV||96||96||–||Active||Northern Cape, South Africa||Intikon Energy; Kensani Capital; SolarReserve|
The project was developed by Intikon Energy, Kensani Capital and SolarReserve. The project is currently owned by Public Investment with a stake of 41.46%, SolarReserve with a stake of 5%, Intikon Energy with a stake of 4.63%, Alphabet and Kensani Capital.
Jasper Solar PV park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 180 hectares.
The project generates 183,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 80,000 households. The project cost is $260m.
The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2014.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Eskom Holdings SOC under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 75MW.
Group Five and Iberdrola Ingenieria y Construccion SAU were selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.
Yingli Green Energy Holding was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 325,480 modules each with 295W of nameplate capacity.
Ingeteam Corporacion supplied 78 of its Sun PowerMax inverters to the project site.
Grupo Clavijo and Schletter have PV trackers for the project.
Group Five and Iberdrola Ingenieria y Construccion SAU were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.
About Intikon Energy
Intikon Energy is an international developer and owner of renewable energy projects in both the wind and solar sector.
About Kensani Capital
Kensani Capital (Kensani) is an financial service provider that offers equity investment services. The company offers equity investments, correctional services, renewable energy, construction, and operation and maintenance services. Its renewable energy services comprise project development, equity investment, EPC, operation and maintenance programs. Kensani provides constructions for wind, solar photovoltaic, concentrated solar photovoltaic energy structures, accommodations, prisons and hospitals, among others. The company also offers operations and maintenance services for solar projects. It serves its clients across South Africa. Kensani is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa.
SolarReserve LLC (SolarReserve) is a developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology that offers clean fuel and renewable energy services. The company is headquartered in United States.
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