Solar Capital De Aar3 Solar PV Park is a 94.5MW 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2016. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Solar Capital. Moncada Energy Group, Public Investment and Solar Capital are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 35%, 25% and 25% respectively.

Solar Capital De Aar3 Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 265 hectares.

The project generates 164GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 49,525 households, offsetting 167,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $222.831m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in March 2016.

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.

Contractors involved

Sterling and Wilson Renewable Energy was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

JinkoSolar Holding was selected as the supplier of PV modules for the project.

The inverters were procured from AEG Power Solutions for the project.

Solar Capital is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

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