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Renewable Energy Services Africa (RESA) and Solarcentury Africa have signed a joint development agreement to deliver the Nkhoma Deka solar park project in Malawi
The Nkhoma project has secured more than 150 hectares of land ideally located for the generation and export of solar power, and enjoys strong support from stakeholders.
The Nkhoma solar park with integrated battery storage will deliver some 50MW AC of clean, reliable and renewable power to the Malawi electricity grid, making a significant contribution to the government’s plan to increase power generation in the country by 1,000 MW by 2025.
The head of development for Solarcentury Africa, Jason De Carteret, said, “We have been very impressed with the team at RESA and the considerable work they have done to develop the Nkhoma project this far. We are thrilled to be working with RESA to deliver the Nkhoma project, as well as exploring other renewable power opportunities with them across Southern Africa.”
Stan Chikakuda, CEO of RESA, commented, “We are very pleased to have secured the support of such a strong partner as Solarcentury Africa. We look forward to working with Solarcentury Africa, the local community at Nkhoma and public sector stakeholders at national and district level to deliver this important project for Malawi.”