Metoro Solar PV Park is a 41MW solar PV power project. It is located in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique. 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 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2022. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Efacec Power Solutions SGPS, Electricidade de Mocambique EP and Neoen. Neoen and Electricidade de Mocambique EP are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 75% and 25% respectively.

Metoro Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 138 hectares.

The project generates 68GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 175,000 households, offsetting 49,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The project consists of 121,500 modules.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in April 2022.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Electricidade de Mocambique EP under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors involved

Efacec Power Solutions SGPS was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

Efacec Power Solutions SGPS is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project, commencing from the year 2022.

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About Efacec Power Solutions SGPS

Efacec Power Solutions SGPS SA (Efacec) is a manufacturer and supplier of electrical and electromechanical equipment in the fields of energy, engineering and mobility. The company offers power transformers, mobile substations, distribution transformers, solar inverters and power systems. Its switchgear products are used in primary and secondary distribution network; high and medium voltage distribution; compact, metal clad and modular switchgear equipment and others. Efacec's service offerings include equipment installation, testing, commissioning and operation support, repair and maintenance, engineering and mobility solutions. The company serves transportation, energy, telecommunication, railways and automotive sectors. It has operational presence in Austria, Angola, Brazil, the Czech Republic, Chile, India, Spain, South Africa and the US. Efacec is headquartered in Matosinhos, Porto, Portugal.

About Electricidade de Mocambique EP

Electricidade de Mocambique EP (EDM) is a state owned vertically integrated energy utility that generates, distributes, transmits, and commercializes electricity. It produces electricity from hydro and thermal sources. The company has interests in the Lichinga, Cuamba, Corumana, Chicamba, and Mavuzi hydropower plants; and Temane thermoelectric power plant, GTG Beira, GTG1 Maputo, Maputo Thermoelectric, and Xai- Xai thermal power plants. EDM distributes electricity across Southern region including Maputo Province, Chokwe, Xai-Xai, and Inhambane; Central region: Beira, Chimoio, TeTe, Mocuba, and Quelimane; Northern region: Nampula, Nacala, Pemba, and Lichinga. The company commercializes integrated prepaid energy sales system Credelec Online services through mobile phones, ATM, Internet, and street sales. EDM is headquartered in Maputo, Mozambique.

About Neoen

Neoen SA (Neoen), a subsidiary of Impala SAS, is a renewable energy company that designs develops and constructs project management, finance and maintenance of renewable energy power plants. The company generates electricity from various renewable energy sources including solar, wind and biomass. Neoen power plants portfolio comprises providencia, ombrineo, degrussa, cestas, ygos, luxey, geloux, seixal, cabrela, coruche, hornsdale I, bussy-lettree, raucourt II, villacerf, bais et trans, reclainville, chapelle vallon and la montagne. The company operates in Ireland, Australia, Portugal, France, Mexico, El Salvador, Argentina, Zambia, Finland, Mozambique, Finland and Sweden. Neoen is headquartered in Paris, Ile-de-France, France.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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