Scatec Solar’s first solar plant in Mozambique in commercial operation
Post date: 31/07/2019 - 13:47
The Norwegian solar project developer and power plant operator Scatec Solar ASA and partners have grid connected and started commercial operation for a 40 MW solar power plant in Mozambique. The facility is located close to the city of Mocuba in the Zambézia Province and will deliver 79 GWh per year to the northern regions of Mozambique.
Equity partners are KLP Norfund Investments (22.5 percent), EDM -Electricidade de Mozambique (25 percent), and Scatec Solar (52.5 percent). The 25-years Power Purchase Agreement was signed in October 2016 with the state-owned utility EDM.
With grid connection of this power plant, Scatec Solar currently has plants with a total capacity of 951 MW in operation and another 953 MW under construction.