Mmadinare Solar PV project provides potential for power export

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MMADINARE: President Mokgweetsi Masisi said Friday that the solar photovoltaic (PV) project here will improve supply security and contribute to the power generation sources essential to meet the country's electricity demand.

He was addressing dignitaries at the ground breaking ceremony of the Mmadinare solar cluster project which is the first utility scale grid connected solar photovoltaic project in the country.

Masisi said the project offers the possibility of power export to the region, allowing them to achieve Botswana’s long-term objective of becoming a net exporter of electricity and self-sufficient. He added that the project will add 50MW of renewable energy to their energy mix when it is put into service by the end of January 2025, adding the total capacity of the project is 100MW to be constructed in two phases.

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