Pulida Solar PV Park is an 82.5MW 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. The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in February 2017. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by Enel Green Power. The company has a stake of 52.7%.

Pulida Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 220 hectares.

The project generates 150GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 48,000 households, offsetting 138,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2015 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in February 2017.

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 82.5MW.

Contractors involved

Enertronica Santerno was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

3Sun was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 611,100 modules at the site.

Enertronica Santerno is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

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About Enel Green Power

Enel Green Power SpA (EGP), a subsidiary of Enel SpA, an energy company that develops and manages activities of energy generation from renewable sources. The company is engaged in the generation of power from wind, geothermal, solar, and hydropower sources. It also has interests in various power plants in under construction and under authorization stages. EGP also has know-how in integrating innovative technologies such as storage systems into renewable power plants. The company serves a range of industries such as food and beverage, automotive, chemical, retail, cement, mining, tech, telecommunication and bank, among others. It operates power plants in South America, Central America, North America, Asia, Oceania, Europe and Africa. EGP is headquartered in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

This content was updated on 10 July 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.