Markham Valley Solar PV Park is an 11MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Morobe, Papua New Guinea. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by PNG Power and is currently owned by Oil Search with a stake of 100%.

Markham Valley Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project cost is expected to be around $13.2m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

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About PNG Power

PNG Power Ltd (PPL), formerly Papua New Guinea Electricity Commission is a power authority focused on power distribution services. The company offers services such as power development systems, generation, transmission, distribution, and retailing of electricity. It generates electricity through renewable energy sources including bio-mass, solar and hydro power generation plants. PPL project portfolio comprises PNG Power Pilot Rooftop Solar Program, Edevu Hydro, Naoro-Brown Hydro Power Project, and Ramu System Power Development. It caters to industrial, commercial, government and domestic customers located in urban centers and in some rural communities of Papua New Guinea. PPL is headquartered in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.


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