Solarcentury Africa boards 100-MW solar project in Mozambique

Jul 6, 2022 05:16 PM ET
  • Renewables programmer Solarcentury Africa has actually joined Mozambique-based special purpose vehicle SunMoz to add to the development of an as much as 100-MW (AC) solar power project in main Mozambique.
Solarcentury Africa boards 100-MW solar project in Mozambique

SunMoz was established in 2019 by Mozambican investment firm Checunda Investimentos and the owners of UK-incorporated business Renewable Energy Services Africa (RESA) to promote the Chimuara solar park project in the south-east African nation.

In a news release last week, Solarcentury Africa claimed it had signed a joint advancement arrangement with Checunda Investimentos and also RESA to take part in the effort.

SunMoz safeguarded over 250 hectares (618 acres) of land for the Chimuara scheme, which will certainly be supplied in phases starting with some 30 MW (AC). Power from the solar farm will certainly be published to Mozambique's grid, Solarcentury Africa included.

"We are very delighted to enhance and increase our partnership with RESA as well as their companion, Checunda Investimentos, to provide the Chimuara project. The Chimuara Solar Park will be our 2nd front runner renewable power plant in Mozambique, following our Balama Mine project which is presently unfinished," commented Jason De Carteret, Head of Solarcentury Africa.

Solarcentury Africa has actually been a part of independent power investor BB Energy considering that early 2021.

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