Upington Solar PV Park is a 10MW 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 May 2014. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Enel Green Power South Africa and is currently owned by Enel with a stake of 100%.

Upington Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 30 hectares.

The project generates 20,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 1,000 households. The project cost is $36.1m.

Development status

The project got commissioned 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. The contracted capacity is 10MW.

Contractors involved

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

3Sun was selected as the supplier of PV modules for the project.

The inverters were procured from Ingeteam Corporacion for the project.

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

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