Matla A Bokone Solar (formerly known as Droogfontein 2 Solar (RF) (Pty) Ltd) is a 75MW solar project that supplies South Africa with 180 000MWh of much-needed green energy each year, it also benefits the local communities of the Kimberley area in the Northern Cape through its many economic development programmes. Located in the Northern Cape Province near Kimberley, the solar project achieved commercial operation in March 2020, less than 2 years after construction commenced in October 2018.
Part of Round 4 of the South African Government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), Matla A Bokone Solar connects to Eskom’s Warthog switching station.
Matla A Bokone Solar comprises 261 360 solar modules on 278 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

Community Liaison Officer:
Telephone number: +27 21 670 1400
Physical Address: 2nd Floor, Fernwood House, The Oval, 1 Oakdale Road, Newlands, Cape Town, 7700

Board of Directors

Kiren Maharaj
Independent Non-Executive Director – Chairperson

Sean Friend
Director – Old Mutual

Sunette Smith
Director - Reatile Renewables

Sechaba Selemela
Director – Old Mutual

Mathapelo Malao
Director – Old Mutual

Joseph Tenyane
Director – Phawke Solar

Aloysius Jacobs
Director – AREP

Luthando Brukwe
Independent Non-Executive Director