Adams Solar PV Park-1 is an 82.5MW solar PV power project. It is located in Northern Cape, South Africa. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 2017. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Aurora Power Solutions and Enel. The project is currently owned by Enel with a stake of 60%.

Adams Solar PV Park-1 is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 275 hectares.

The project generates 170,000GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 53,000 households, offsetting 171,700t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $152.625m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in February 2017.

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

Enertronica Santerno was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

3Sun was selected as the supplier of PV modules for the project.

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About Enel

Enel SpA (Enel) is an integrated electricity and gas company. It produces, transports and distributes electricity and sells and trades electric energy and natural gas, green certificates, and CO2 emission rights. The company generates power using hydro, wind, nuclear, geothermal, solar, thermoelectric, and other renewable sources at its coal-fired, fuel-oil and turbo-gas plants, combined-cycle plants, and nuclear plants. Enel delivers energy in regulated and free markets, and to end users. It also provides advanced energy services and operates in the electric mobility sector. The company has operational presence in Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Enel is headquartered in Rome, Lazio, Italy.


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