Located in the North West Province near Leeudoringstad, 68 MW Bokamoso Solar generates approximately 177 660 MWh of clean renewable power every year.
The solar project achieved commercial operation in September 2020, less than two years after construction commenced, in November 2018, as per the country’s renewable energy programme. It is one of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme’s (REIPPPP) fourth bid window’s solar utility power plants and connects to the nearby Bokamoso switching station, which is linked to the 132kV Harrisburg Line.
Located 20 kilometres North East of Leeudoringstad and 35 kilometres South West of the town of Orkney, this solar plant is situated on Farm Matjesspruit No. 145, Registration Division H.P.
Bokamoso Solar comprises 236 580 solar modules on 150 hectares of agricultural land.
Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contractor: Juwi Solar ZA Construction 4 (Pty) Ltd.
Operations & Maintenance Contractor: Juwi Solar ZA O&M 1 (Pty) Ltd