Business Excellence reports that global engineering and construction company Kentz Pty has been awarded a R387m engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the 75MWp Kalkbult solar photovoltaic (PV) project in the Northern Cape. This is a key component of Phase 1 of the South African Department of Energy's 3,725MW renewable energy independent power producer (IPP) procurement program.
"We continue to develop our EPC capabilities in the African region," said Kentz Group chief executive Christian Brown, adding that Kentz seeks to be positioned where it can further "contribute to the development of further renewable energy projects across the continent and beyond."
According to Business Excellence, the project is scheduled for completion in January 2014.
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