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January 12, 2022

Radiant Project Solar PV Park, Kenya

By Carmen

Radiant Project Solar PV Park is a 48MW solar PV power project. It is located in Uasin Gishu, Kenya. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 48 48 Active Uasin Gishu, Kenya Radiant Energy

Description

The project was developed by Radiant Energy and is currently owned by Frontier Investment Management.

Radiant Project Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 301 acres.

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 53,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $76.8m.

The project consists of 140,800 modules.

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Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Kenya Power and Lighting under a power purchase agreement at the rate of $0.12kWh.

Contractors Involved

Grupotec Servicios Avanzados was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

About Radiant Energy

Radiant Energy Ltd is involved in power generation services. It is Headquartered in Kenya.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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