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January 27, 2022

Mosi-oa-Tunya Solar PV Park, Zambia

By Carmen

Mosi-oa-Tunya Solar PV Park is a 34MW solar PV power project. It is located in Lusaka, Zambia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 34 34 Active Lusaka, Zambia Enel Green Power

Description

The project was developed by Enel Green Power. Enel Green Power and Industrial Development Corporation (Zambia) are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 80% and 20% respectively.

Mosi-oa-Tunya Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 52 hectares.

The project generates 70GWh electricity thereby offsetting 45,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $40m.

The project consists of 106,260 modules, each with 320W nameplate capacity.

36 inverters have been installed at the project site.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2019.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to ZESCO under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.078kWh for a period of 25 years. The contracted capacity is 28MW.

Contractors Involved

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

About Enel Green Power

Enel Green Power SpA (EGP), a subsidiary of Enel SpA, is an energy company that develops and manages activities of energy generation from renewable sources. The company is engaged in the generation of power from wind, geothermal, solar, and hydropower sources. It also has interests in various power plants in under construction and under authorization stages. EGP also has know-how in integrating innovative technologies such as storage systems into renewable power plants. The company serves a range of industries such as food and beverage, automotive, chemical, retail, cement, mining, tech, telecommunication and bank, among others. It operates power plants in South America, North America, Asia, Oceania, Europe and Africa. EGP is headquartered in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

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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