Construction starts on Namibian solar farm

Published on: 24. May 2016

Namibia saw the start of construction on the first Phase of the Trekkopje Solar Project. The Project is a 27MW solar energy farm near Arandis.

Construction is expected to be complete by H1 2017 and in its first Phase will generate 5MW of power generation capacity.

The new plant is owned by Sertum Energy Namibia, a partnership between Namibian businessman Elton Katangolo and Italian energy expert and businessman Enrgico Barbaglia.

Source: Alternative Energy Africa

Photo: Tom Eggert

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