Siyakhula/SUNEQ – Greefspan 2 Solar Power Plant 55 MW – Northern Cape Province - Project Profile
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Siyakhula Trust (Siyakhula) and SunEdison (SUNEQ) are planning to build a solar power plant in Douglas, Northern Cape province, South Africa.
The project involves the construction of a 55MW solar power plant. It includes the construction of a 132kV substation and a loop in, loop out into the existing Leeubos/Harrisburg overhead lines, 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, Department of Energy (DoE) issued the 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, the project received rezoning approvals and SUNEQ awarded as a developer for the project.
Project is being delayed as Eskom is yet to sign PPA.
The Greefspan 2 project involves the construction of a 55MW solar power plant in Douglas, Northern Cape province, South Africa.
The US$110 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 132kV substation and a loop in
2. Construction of an office space
3. Construction of access roads
4. Installation of solar panels
5. Installation of generators
6. Installation of transformers
7. Laying of transmission lines
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