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Contribute to green electricity transition in Namibia

Project Name : Ejuva

Key Facts

10 MW solar power farm
30,000 T CO2 saved / year
18,000 people supplied

Description

Project owner : CiGenco

Ejuva One, and Ejuva Two are the first twin solar PV plant of the country, supplying households with green electricity. The project features state-of-the-art solar panels in Namibia, on a land that was unused prior to the project .

Namibia faces significant energy shortage, and has only been able to meet its energy needs through energy imports.
The plant helps Namibia to add more diversification in the country energy mix.

The Ejuva Solar PV projects were developed by CiGenCo, a Mauritian company that specializes in investing, developing and operating power generating plants in Sub-Saharan Africa. With an installed capacity of 5 MW each, these two solar power plants have positive demonstration effects for solar development in Namibia and neighboring countries.

Impact

Namibia faces significant energy shortage, and has only been able to meet its energy needs through costly energy imports.

The project contributes to increase generation capacity in Namibia and reduces import’s costs.

The plant reduces carbon emissions by producing green, emission-free electricity.

30,000 T of CO2 are avoided each year, supplying 18,000 people with green electricity.

Local workforce was used to build the plant.

The project made the promotion of employment and skills development during construction and operation.

Namibia’s energy mix is mainly composed of energy fossil fuel.

The plant is providing positive demonstration effects for solar development in Namibia and neighboring countries.

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