Sudáfrica

Abengoa achieves practical completion for Xina Solar One, its third concentrated solar power plant in South Africa

Abengoa has achieved practical completion for Xina Solar One, its third solar thermal plant in South Africa. Xina Solar One is a 100 MW plant that uses parabolic trough technology to generate renewable and sustainable and dispatchable power from the sun. Furthermore, this power plant features a thermal energy storage [...]

Abengoa receives Provisional Acceptance Certificate for Khi Solar One, the first concentrated solar power tower plant on the African continent

  Khi Solar One has 50 MW of installed capacity and a two-hour storage capacity, incorporating cutting-edge technology developed by Abengoa. Following commissioning, the plant is officially handed over to Khi Solar One Pty. Ltd, a corporation that is made up of Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), Khi Community Trust and [...]

Bokpoort Concentrated Solar Power Plant delivers six days of continuous, full-load electricity – an African record

ACCIONA, SENER and TSK built Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in South Africa has set a new African record for the continuous, round the clock supply of electricity. Within the first month of commercial operation, the newly-inaugurated 50 MW Bokpoort CSP plant, produced electricity for a continuous period of 161 [...]

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. [...]

ACCIONA, SENER and TSK inaugurate the Bookpoort concentrated solar power plant in South Africa

The turnkey EPC was developed for the Saudi corporation ACWA Power and required an investment of more than €300 million. The Bokpoort concentrated solar plant, built by a joint venture  between Spain’s ACCIONA, SENER and TSK and South Africa’s Crowie, was  inaugurated today near Upington in Northern Cape Province of [...]

Sener this year put into service its first concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in South Africa

SENER has been working in South Africa since 2013, when the group started construction on the Bokpoort concentrated solar power plant, a project for the Department of Energy.

South Africa to bid 1800 MW among unsuccessful bidders from Windows 1 to 4

It is expected that the financial close for Window 4 projects will occur at the end of this year, with commercial operations starting from November 2016.

Concentrated solar power (CSP) industry in South Africa has called for clarity on connection to the power grid

The concentrated solar power (CSP) industry in South Africa has called for clarity on connection to the power grid, as well as certainty about timeframes.

SENER and ACCIONA to build the Kathu Concentrated Solar Power complex in South Africa for more than EUR 500 million

SENER and ACCIONA together form the consortium chosen to develop the turnkey project of the Kathu Concentrated Solar Power plant.

Mott MacDonald: Sub-Saharan Africa’s first Concentrated Solar Power plant becomes operational in South Africa

KaXu Solar One concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Pofadder, South Africa has become the first in Sub-Saharan Africa to enter operation.