Mulilo Energy appoints Jan Fourie as new CEO

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  • South African IPP, Mulilo Energy Holding, has appointed Jan Fourie as CEO, replacing Johnny Cullum.
  • With a distinguished career spanning over 17 years in the African power sector, including leadership positions in South Africa, Jan Fourie brings a wealth of experience to Mulilo.

Previously leading end-to-end activities for a global renewable energy solutions provider in Sub-Saharan Africa, Jan Fourie joins Mulilo with a proven track record of success in the renewable energy sector. His strategic vision and passion for sustainability will be instrumental in guiding the company towards continued growth and success in South Africa’s evolving energy landscape.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jan to Mulilo,” said Jan Oberholzer, Chairman at Mulilo. “We are confident that his expertise and leadership will be invaluable as we work towards our mission of providing clean, reliable energy solutions to communities across South Africa.”

In his new role, Jan will oversee all aspects of Mulilo’s operations, including project development, strategic partnerships, and stakeholder engagement to ensure that Mulilo continues to succeed in the country’s REIPPP program and private offtake market with more than 420MW of operational solar PV and onshore wind projects. A further 1,263 MW of solar PV, onshore wind, and battery energy storage system projects are currently under financial close, and over 30GW of projects are in the development pipeline.

Author: Bryan Groenendaal


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