Project Quick Facts

65,000 HOMES POWERED

75MEGAWATTS
(MW-DC)

75 MW-DC

Eskom will purchase 100% of the electricity produced under a 20-year contract, and will then use this electricity for distribution to its customers in South Africa.

0 EMISSIONS

0 EMISSIONS

The Letsatsi Solar Power Project completed construction in May 2014. In addition to helping South Africa meet its critical electricity needs, the Letsatsi project has brought long lasting economic benefits to the region. The project reserves a percentage of total project revenues for enterprise and socio-economic development of local communities.

150K MW HOURS
PER YEAR

150K MEGAWATT HOURS PER YEAR

The project will deliver approximately 150,000 megawatt hours annually, enough to power about 65,000 South African homes with clean energy.

277,632 SOLAR PANELS

277,632 SOLAR PANELS

277,632 solar panels were installed, with more than 1 million man-hours worked during construction.

45% LOCAL CONTENT

45% LOCAL CONTENT

45% of the total project value was local content spend, with 60% of the local content with BBBEE providers.