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Solarcentury Africa and ENRC Forge Strategic Partnership to Develop 100 MW Solar Project in Botswana

• Solarcentury Africa and ENRC are co-developing the Lotsane Solar 100 MW solar project in Botswana under a Joint Development Agreement • The site is located in Palapye, adjacent to the Morupule Coal Mine • The project has received its electricity generation licence from BERA and has also finalised its grid impact assessment with BPC […]

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Solarcentury Africa and SolNam Energy receive licences to build a 60 MWp merchant solar project in Namibia

• Solarcentury Africa and SolNam Energy have received a generation licence from the Electricity Control Board (“ECB”) in Namibia to build a 60 MWp solar plant with a proposed connection to the Kokerboom sub-station near Keetmanshoop. • This follows the signing of a Joint Development Agreement (“JDA”) in 2023 between the two parties to jointly […]

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Solarcentury Africa and Dallaglio sign agreement to build a 7 MWp solar plant for Eureka Gold Mine in Zimbabwe

Solarcentury Africa has inked an exclusive partnership with Dallaglio to construct a state-of-the-art 7 MWp solar power plant at the Eureka Gold Mine in Guruve, Zimbabwe. Solarcentury Africa, supported by its parent company BB Energy, is dedicated to establishing a robust portfolio of renewable energy facilities in Zimbabwe and the wider region. These green power […]

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Solarcentury Africa successfully powers Balama with 11.25 MWp solar and 8.5 MWh BESS project for Syrah Resources

Syrah Resources achieves full operations of a groundbreaking 11.25 MWp solar and 8.5 MW/MWh BESS hybrid system at Mozambique’s Balama Graphite Operations. The system, designed by Solarcentury Africa, will provide over 35% of the mine’s power needs, making it one of, if not the, greenest off-grid mines in Africa, reducing carbon emissions and saving Syrah […]

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Solarcentury Africa granted membership of the Southern African Power Pool for trading power

• Solarcentury Africa conditionally admitted as a Market Participant of the Southern African Power Pool (“SAPP”) • One of the first conditional memberships to be granted and a significant step forward for the SAPP and Solarcentury Africa • Paves the way for Solarcentury Africa to build its first merchant solar PV plant, targeting trading of […]

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Solarcentury Africa and Sino Energy Sign A Joint Development Agreement for a Merchant Solar Pv Plant in Namibia

Solarcentury Africa and Sino Energy (Pty) Ltd are delighted to announce the signing of a joint development agreement to co-develop the Gerus solar PV plant in Namibia. The Gerus solar PV plant will be one of the first in the region to be developed and run as a fully merchant plant selling its power directly […]

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BB Energy, Solarcentury Aim to Trade Power on Southern African Power Pool End 2023

Global trading group BB Energy and its Solarcentury Africa unit aim to be trading solar-generated power on the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) around the end of 2023, executives tell The Africa Report. Solarcentury is developing solar projects in Botswana and Namibia, either of which would meet the threshold needed to gain access to SAPP […]

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BB Energy Launches its ‘Power Trading’ Business in the Southern African Development Community

BB Energy Group has announced the establishment of its new ‘Power Trading’ business, which represents a key pillar of its fast-growing Renewable division. As part of its strategic transition to cleaner energy, BB Energy is leveraging the long history and multi-decade trading expertise in Africa to start trading power in the Southern African Development Community […]

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Solarcentury Africa, RESA and Checunda sign a joint development agreement to deliver Sunmoz’s Chimuara Solar Park Project in Mozambique

Solarcentury Africa, Renewable Energy Services Africa (“RESA”) and Checunda Investimentos are pleased to announce that they have signed a joint development agreement to utilise their combined technical capabilities and project management expertise to deliver SunMoz’s Chimuara Solar Park project in central Mozambique. SunMoz has secured over 250 hectares of land for the Chimuara Solar Park […]

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Mining Indaba Week

The Solarcentury Africa team will be in Cape Town for the mining Indaba week, if you are attending it would be great to meet you

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