Letsatsi Power Solar PV Park is an 80.1MW solar PV power project. It is located in Free State, 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 May 2014.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 80.1 80.1 Active Free State, South Africa Intikon Energy; SolarReserve


The project was developed by Intikon Energy and SolarReserve. GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, Intikon Energy, Kensani Capital, Old Mutual Life Assurance Co (South Africa) and SolarReserve are currently owning the project.

Letsatsi Power Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 300 hectares.

The project generates 143,542MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 36,849 households, offsetting 94,409t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $293m.

Development Status

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The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in May 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.

Contractors Involved

Cobra Gestion de Infraestructuras, Grupo Gransolar, Kensani Capital, Schneider Electric and Siemens were selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

Hanwha Q CELLS was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 280,000 modules each with 270W of nameplate capacity.

Siemens supplied its SINVERT PVS2000 inverters to the project site.

The project is utilising trackers supplied by PiA Solar.

Cobra Gestion de Infraestructuras, Grupo Gransolar and Siemens 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 SolarReserve

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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