Lesedi Power Solar PV Park is an 80.51MW 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 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in May 2014. Buy the profile here.

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Description

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

Lesedi Power Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 150 hectares.

The project generates 143,542MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 38,112 households, offsetting 97,644t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

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 from 2014. The contracted capacity is 75MW.

Contractors involved

Cobra Gestion De Infraestructuras SLU, Grupo Gransolar, Kensani Capital, Schneider Electric and Siemens were selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

Hanwha Solutions was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company supplied modules with rated capacity of 270W.

Siemens supplied its SINVERT PVS2000 inverters to the project site.

The project is utilising trackers supplied by PiA Solar.

Cobra Gestion De Infraestructuras SLU, Grupo Gransolar, Intikon Energy, Kensani Capital, Siemens and SolarReserve were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

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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.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.