Four bidders shortlisted for 200MW solar plant

High power: A typical CSP plant. Botswana is fast-tracking its green energy projects PVMAGAZINE.COM
High power: A typical CSP plant. Botswana is fast-tracking its green energy projects PVMAGAZINE.COM

Four international firms have been shortlisted to design, finance, and build what will be government’s largest single procurement in renewable energy, the 200-megawatt Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, BusinessWeek has learnt.

The plant, which will use lenses or mirrors to focus a large area of sunlight onto a receiver, is due to be operational by 2027 and is the flagship renewable project in government’s Integrated Resources Plan (IRP) for energy development in the years to 2040.

On Tuesday, the Ministry of Minerals and Energy published a shortlist of four bidders who include major global players with thousands of megawatts of power generation projects in their portfolios.

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