Aurora Solar PV Park is a 10.5MW solar PV power project. It is located in Free State, 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 December 2014. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Solairedirect and is currently owned by Engie with a stake of 20%.
Aurora Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 20 hectares.
The project cost is $24.73m.
The project got commissioned in December 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 10.5MW.
Solairedirect Technologies was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 42,240 modules each with 300W of nameplate capacity.
SolaireDirect Southern Africa is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.
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Solairedirect SAS (Solairedirect), a subsidiary of Engie S.A. is an energy company that develops, installs and produces photovoltaic modules. The company provides services through its business lines including project development and construction, asset services, and investment management. It offers development and construction of solar parks, operation, maintenance asset management, energy management and investment management services. Solairedirect’s operational services include system operation such as remote monitoring, performance monitoring, management of alarms, equipment availability and control of technical work; system maintenance; and routine maintenance of the solar farm. The company operates through financial companies, industrial and construction companies, local energy companies and industrial farms. It has presence in Chile, France, India, South East Asia, the US and South Africa. Solairedirect is headquartered in Paris, France..