Zimplats Selous Solar PV Park is an 80MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 80 80 Permitting Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe Zimplats Holdings


The project is being developed and currently owned by Zimplats Holdings.

Zimplats Selous Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project cost is expected to be around $137.838m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Contractors Involved

Zimplats Holdings is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the solar PV power project.

About Zimplats Holdings

Zimplats Holdings Ltd (Zimplats), a subsidiary of Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd, is a platinum mining company. It carries out the exploration, mining and development of platinum group metals such as platinum, palladium, nickel, gold, rhodium, and other metals. Zimplats, through its subsidiary, Zimbabwe Platinum Mines (Private) Limited, operates the Great Dyke project. The project has underground and open pit mine, which supplies ore to the concentrator modules. The company also owns and manages mining complexes at Ngezi including Selous Metallurgical Complex (SMC). The company has operations in the UK, and Zimbabwe. Zimplats is headquartered in St Peter Port, Guernsey, the UK.


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