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Mozambique agree to a Power Purchase Agreement intended to meet Botswana’s growing electricity demand

Under a one-year contract signed on Thursday between EDM and the Botswana Power Corporation, Mozambique’s publicly owned electricity company will provide 100 megawatts of non-firm power to Botswana (BPC). The capacity agreed to under the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) is intended to help meet Botswana’s growing electricity demand. However, EDM’s …

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Botswana’s first renewable project set to be in commercial operation come July 2022

A groundbreaking ceremony for Botswana’s first renewable project to be created by an independent power producer in the Sturdee Energy consortium took place recently, marking a significant milestone in the country’s history, according to an official. The Bobonong 3 MW solar project, located around 450 kilometres northeast of Gaborone, would …

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Botswana’s wind and solar electricity, copious biomass wastes, can be used to enhance access to energy services

According to a recent assessment published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Botswana’s wind and solar electricity, as well as copious biomass wastes, can be used to enhance access to energy services. The assessment, titled Renewables Readiness Assessment: Botswana, stated that short-to-medium-term actions in the areas of policy, regulatory, …

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Botswana Power Corporation agreed to buy the electricity generated by commercial solar projects

Sturdee Energy, a Johannesburg-based renewables developer, revealed today that the Botswana Power Corporation, the country’s state-owned electric business, has agreed to buy the electricity generated by Botswana’s first two commercial solar projects. Sturdee stated it has started the permitting and project development process for a proposed 3 MWac solar facility …

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Kibo dispose coal project, eyes clean energy projects

…as coal rush fade away Kibo Energy has announced intentions to refocus, dispose of coal energy projects to focus on renewable energy opportunities. Kibo’s blueprint is in line with the company’s refocused strategy centred on sustainable renewable energy solutions. The development comes following the positive results of an extensive due …

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