Kathu

Engie has achieved financial close on the 100 MW Kathu concentrated solar power project

Kathu is expected to create 1200 jobs during peak construction, while a further 70 permanent roles will be made available during the operational phase. The project is due to be connected to the grid by the end of 2018, supplying electricity to Eskom under a 20-year power purchase agreement. Mott [...]

SENER and ACCIONA start the turnkey construction of the Kathu Concentrated Solar Power for 500 million Euros

Located in the town of Kathu, in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province, this project makes up part of the 2010 IRP (Integrated Resource Program) National Electricity Plan, and will provide an increase in the country's generation capacity until it reaches 86.8 GW in 2030, of which 24% will be renewable. [...]

Kathu Concentrated Solar Power Project is Going to Reach Financial Close

Kathu project is the bid winner of Round B in the third stage of South Africa REIPPPP. Kathu is a 100 MW CSP project with parabolic trough technology and equipped with molten salt storage system that allows 4.5 hours of thermal energy storage and it is located in Northern Cape, [...]