Univergy will develop four PV plants in Zimbabwe with a capacity of 180 MW

The Spanish-Japanese project developer Univergy International will build for Zimbabwe’s mining company RioZim Ltd. four solar power plants with a cumulative capacity of 180 MW. Univergy together with the energy company Rio Energy is responsible for development, building, operating and maintaining of the projects with 45 MW each: »Renco Mine« in Nyajena, »Dalny Mine« in Chakari, »Cam and Motor Mine« in Kadoma, and »Murowa Diamonds Mine« in Zvishavane. According to Univergy, the projects will be carried out in accordance with the country's regulations, and will be secured by a PPA (Power Purchase Agreement). Financial or technical details were not disclosed.
RioZim Ltd. was separated from Rio Tinto plc in 2004 and became a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto which produces gold, diamonds, coal, chromium, nickel and copper.

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