Sonnedix finalises 86MW solar project in South Africa

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Global power producer (IPP) Sonnedix has reached commercial operation on an 86MW solar PV plant in South Africa, after only 17 months of construction.

The 125 hectare Prieska Solar Plant is located in the Northern Cape as part of the Renwable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). The plant was developed in collaboration with Mulilo Renewable Energy and Ixowave Women in Power.

Construction was assumed by juwi Renewable Energies, the South African subsidiary of the juwi group.

“We are delighted to announce the completion of the Prieska Solar Plant, our first in South Africa,” Andreas Mustad, Sonnedix’s CEO said. “The project has driven crucial economic activity in the Northern Cape, and will bring renewable power to 40,000 homes across South Africa.”

The plant is comprised of 275,000 PV modules and is expected to perform over a 20-year lifespan.

Sonnedix is a solar Independent Power Producer (“IPP”) with a proven track record in delivering high performance cost competitive solar photovoltaic plants to the market.

About Sonnedix

We own 35 solar power projects at various stages of maturity in key markets with control of 672.7MW of production capacity and are dedicated to continuously expanding our global operations. Using the best available technology allows us to responsibly maximize our renewable generation and ensures the sustainability and longevity of our solar PV plants located throughout the world.