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Letsatsi Solar Park

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Country  South Africa
Commission date  May 2014
Site area  ~100 ha (247 acres)
Units operational  277632
Status  Operational
Type  Flat-panel PV
Construction cost  487 million USD
Letsatsi Solar Park
Owner(s)  Letsatsi Solar Energy Ltd.

The Letsatsi Solar Park is a 75-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic power station in Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa. The solar park uses 277,632 conventional, multicrystalline silicon PV solar panels and went fully on line in May 2014. Its annual generation will be about 150 gigawatt-hours, enough to supply electricity for about 50,000 to 60,000 homes, while reducing the use of pollution-generating fossil fuels. The Letsatsi Solar Park cost $487 million and is operated by the Letsatsi Solar Energy Ltd., which plans to operate the solar park for at least 20 years.

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Letsatsi Solar Park Wikipedia


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