Siyakhula/SUNEQ – Bokamoso Solar Power Plant 63 MW – North-West Province - Project Profile
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Siyakhula Trust (Siyakhula) and SunEdison (SUNEQ) are planning to build a solar power plant in Leeudoringstad, North West Province, South Africa.
The project involves the construction of a 63MW solar power plant. It includes the construction of a 132 kV substation, a new 132 kV loop in, loop out into an existing Eskom 132 kV overhead line, an office space, access roads, the installation of solar panels, generators and transformers, and the laying of transmission lines.
It will use single-axis tracker technology.
SUNEQ signed a power purchase agreement with Eskom Holdings.
In 2014, the rezoning and Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) was completed.
In July 2014, DoE issued request for proposals (RFP) under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPP) to select a contractor with submission in August 2014.
Eaglestone has been appointed as the financial adviser.
In June 2015, SUNEQ awarded as developer by the Department of Energy to the project.
Project is getting delayed as Eskom is yet to sign PPA.
The Bokamoso project involves the construction of a 63MW solar power plant in Leeudoringstad, North West Province, South Africa.
The US$120 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 132 kV substation
2. Construction of a new 132 kV loop in, loop out into an existing Eskom 132 kV overhead line
3. Construction of an office space
4. Construction of access roads
5. Installation of solar panels
6. Construction of generators
7. Construction of transformers
8. Laying of transmission lines
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