Kalkbult Solar PV Park is a 75MW 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. The project construction commenced in 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2013. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Scatec. Scatec, STANLIB and African Infrastructure Investment Managers are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 45%, 25% and 10% respectively.
Kalkbult Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 105 hectares.
The project generates 135,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 33,000 households, offsetting 115,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $264.062m.
The project construction commenced in 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2013.
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.
Kentz and Scatec were selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.
BYD was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 312,504 modules at the site.
SMA Solar Technology supplied 84 of its Sunny Central 800CP inverters to the project site.
Scatec is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.
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Scatec ASA (Scatec), is an integrated independent producer of solar power that develops, builds, owns and operates solar power plants. The company conducts project origination and development, project financing, design and engineering, procurement and construction management, operation and maintenance, and asset management. Scatec has solar power plants in operational and under construction in Philippines, Laos, South Africa, Egypt, Malaysia, Brazil, Argentina, Honduras, Ukraine, Jordan, Mozambique, Czech Republic, Uganda, Vietnam, and Rwanda. The company also has a pipeline of projects under development in Africa, Latin America, Europe and Central Asia, and South East Asia. Scatec is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.