Ncondezi Gets Land and Transmission Approval for 300MW Solar/Battery Hybrid Project in Mozambique

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  • Ncondezi Energy, who cannot find finance for their planned coal power plant in Mozambique, has diversified into renewable energy. Read more
  • The land plus the transmission evacuation for a 300MW solar PV plus storage project in Tete, Mozambique, has been approved. 

The Direito do Uso e Aproveitamento da Terra (“DUAT”) received from the Mozambican Government granting exclusive use for solar power plant operations at preferred site. DUAT covers an area of 950 hectares, sufficient for up to 500MW

The company also reports that Tx Study (transmission study) to connect the 300MW project into the wider southern region grid has been approved by Electricidade de Moçambique (“EDM”). The approval confirms that the optimal technical solution is via a two phased approach. The first phase targets a lower cost solution utilising existing infrastructure for first 100MW while a second phase targets planned infrastructure and will transfer balance of 200MW whilst also improving voltage control and stability with lower system losses in the area.

Author: Bryan Groenendaal


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