Matla A Bokone Solar (formerly known as Droogfontein 2 Solar (RF) (Pty) Ltd) is one of South Africa’s largest solar projects with 261 360 solar modules harnessing the intense Northern Cape sun. This is a truly South African solar project, boasting 100% local ownership.
This 75MW solar project not only supplies South Africa with 180 000MWh of much-needed green energy each year, it also benefits the local communities of the Kimberley area in the Northern Cape through its many economic development programmes.
Located in the Northern Cape Province near Kimberley, Matla A Bokone Solar generates approximately 75MW of clean renewable energy every year.
The solar project achieved commercial operation in March 2020, less than 2 years after construction commenced in October 2018.
Part of Round 4 of the South African Government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), Matla A Bokone Solar connects to Eskom’s Warthog switching station.Fact sheet
Clean, renewable, pollution-free electrical energy generated per year
Across 278 hectares
23 000 medium-sized South African homes
Community Liaison Officer: email@example.com
2nd Floor, Fernwood House, The Oval, 1 Oakdale Road,
Newlands, Cape Town, 7700
P O Box 23101, Claremont, 7735
Tel: +27 21 670 1400 (main switchboard)