BPC eyes 100MW solar plant in Jwaneng

BPC hopes to set up the power plant by 2018
BPC hopes to set up the power plant by 2018

Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) aims to have put up a 100MW solar power plant in Jwaneng by 2018 to complement the current coal-fired power.

A feasibility study carried by the African Development Bank (AFDB) estimates that it would costs P5 billion to set up the 100MW solar power station in Botswana.

Addressing delegates at the HATAB conference held in Kasane last week, Dennis Olaotse from the   BPC Transmission Business Unit said that among the corporation’s plans for new power supply is the solar plant which is estimated to cost $592 million (P5 billion).

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