Globeleq’s 52MWp Malindi solar plant now supplying power to Kenya’s grid

KENYA – African-focused renewable energy independent power producer, Globeleq, and its project partner, Africa Energy Development Corporation (AEDC), has indicated that its 52MWp Malindi solar photovoltaic (PV) plant is now supplying power to Kenya’s national grid. The facility started exporting clean renewable energy to the grid on the 14th of December 2021. The power plant is delivering enough electricity to…

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Mozambique’s first solar-plus-storage project reaches financial close

MOZAMBIQUE – The Cuamba solar-plus-storage project in Mozambique being developed by African-focused independent power company Globeleq and its project partners, Source Energia, a Lusophone Africa energy developer, and Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), the Mozambican national power utility has reached financial close. The project will consist of a 19MWp (15MWac) solar plant, plus a 2MW (7MWh) energy storage system.  “With the ongoing challenges due to…

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Globeleq led consortium to develop a 100MW solar plant in DRC

DRC – A consortium consisting of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, renewable energy IPP Globeleq, CIGenCo, Greenshare Energy, Greenshare Congo, Volt Renewables, and Nzuri Energy has agreed to develop a 100 MWac solar energy plant in Kolwezi, south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The renewable energy facility will sell power to DRC’s national utility Societe Nationale…

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IFC and consortium set to develop solar power production plant in DRC

DRC – A consortium of companies have partnered to develop a large-scale solar power production plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in its bid to scale up clean energy production capacity. The companies include IFC, Globeleq, CIGenCo, Greenshare Energy, Greenshare Congo, Volt Renewables, and Nzuri Energy. The independent power producer (IPP) will be based in Kolwezi, south-eastern DRC,…

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Independent power company Globeleq to build significant renewable projects in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – Globeleq, Africa’s leading independent power company, and the majority partner in the Ikamva Consortium, has been selected to contribute more clean and renewable wind and solar projects across the country. The six wind and six solar PV projects will total 1,274 MW of generation capacity adding to Globeleq’s nine majority owned and operated wind and solar assets…

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Mainstream Renewable Power and partners to develop 1.27GW of clean energy in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – A consortium led by global renewable energy company, Mainstream Renewable Power, has been granted preferred bidder status for 12 of its projects under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). The Mainstream-led consortium, named ‘Ikamva’, which means “the future” in Xhosa, will deliver six onshore wind projects and six solar PV projects, including the first REIPPPP project in South Africa’s…

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Globeleq acquires 66 MWp solar PV plant in Egypt

EGYPT – Africa-focused renewable energy independent power producer Globeleq, has completed the acquisition of the ARC for Renewable Energy S.A.E (ARC) 66 MWp solar PV plant located at the Benban Solar Park near Aswan, Egypt.  The ARC plant was developed by the SECI Energia, Enerray and Desert Technologies consortium as part of the second round of the Egyptian government’s feed-in-tariff…

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Globeleq closes US$362m renewables refinancing in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – Globeleq, an independent power producer (IPP), has announced that it has completed the senior debt refinancing of three of its renewable energy plants in South Africa totaling 238 MW. The power producer said it has secured a debt financing package of ZAR 5.2 billion (US$ 362m) for which Absa Bank, part of financial services group Absa Group…

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Power producer Globeleq and partners starts construction on first solar energy storage in Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE – Power producer Globeleq, Source Energia and Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) have begun construction on the first independent power producer (IPP) in Mozambique to integrate utility-scale energy storage with a solar PV plant. The 19MWp (15MWac) solar PV plant and 2MW (7MWh) energy storage system will be located in the Tetereane District of the city of Cuamba in the…

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Eswatini picks Globeleq and Sturdee Energy Consortium as preferred bidder for its solar projects tender

ESWATINI – The Eswatini Energy Regulatory Authority (ESERA) has officially announced the Globeleq and Sturdee Energy Consortium as the preferred bidder for its solar PV projects. ESERA officially released the intention to award notice on 14 April 2021 after evaluation of the bids submitted in November 2020 for the two 15MWac projects in the first tranche of the Kingdom of…

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