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Guarantee Risk Solar Energy and Bushveld Energy to develop for 250MW solar plants in Zimbabwe

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 13, 2019
Local energy company, Guarantee Risk Solar Energy has embarked on a partnership with a South Africa-based Bushveld Energy (eXcess Africa) for the establishment of three solar photovoltaic plants with an output of 250 megawatts.
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Africa   Bulawayo and Harare plants will be in conjunction with the metropolitan councils
The projects are expected to gobble at least $400 million and will be administered in phases till completion of the scheme.

They will be established in Goromonzi (100mw), Harare (50mw) and Bulawayo (100mw).

Bulawayo and Harare plants will be in conjunction with the metropolitan councils.

Addressing the media recently in Harare, excess Africa chief executive officer, Mr George Beukes, highlighted the need to adopt renewable energy to curb climate disasters that have been manifesting worldwide lately.

He noted that solar projects intend to produce enough energy sufficient for local consumption, which will save foreign currency being currently expended on energy imports, with potential export excess to regional countries.


 

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