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KONKOONSIES II FREE FIELD SOLAR PV

Konkoonsies II  Free field Solar PV

PROJECT NAME: KONKOONSIES II – FREE FIELD SOLAR PV

POWER: 75 MWp (AC)

TECHNOLOGY: Photovoltaic

SOLAR FIELD: 215.6 ha Single-Axis Solar PV Farm

NUMBER OF PANELS:  Installation of 181380 x 330Wp and 78780 x 335Wp Solar panels (Canadian Solar), connected to 43 x inverters and 22 inverter substations

LOCATION: North west of Pofadder, Northern Cape (South Africa)

CLIENT: ET Solutions South Africa 1

STATUS: 2016 - Current

SCOPE OF WORKS: 

 

Infrastructure components consist of the 80MVA IPP 22/132kV switching station, 132kV Eskom Self-build Enriko Substation and 132kV Double circuit overhead line to Paulputs Substation.

 

Scope of works includes:

 

  • Paulputs 132kV Feeder Bay

  • Paulputs to Enriko Substation 132kV Double circuit OH Line and Enriko 132kV Self-build Substation

  • Konkoonsies II 22/132kV 80MVA IPP Substation Full Design

  • Soil Resistivity Tests at Enriko/IPP Substation and one test along OH Line Route

  • OH Line Route Survey and Templating

  • Grid Code Compliance Study

  • QOS and Plant Performance Testing as required by Eskom

  • Lightning Protection Study

  • Collector Area Civil Services, including storm water management, internal roads, inverter and transformer platform, foundations and fencing

  • Structural Design and Review

  • Site Supervision

 

ACSA, PORTELIZABETH AIRPORT - FREE FIELD SOLAR PV

ACSA, Port Elizabeth Airport – Free field Solar PV

PROJECT NAME: ACSA PORT ELIZABETH AIRPORT - FREE FIELD SOLAR PV

POWER: 1 MWp

TECHNOLOGY: Photovoltaic

SOLAR FIELD: 950 m²

NUMBER OF PANELS:  Installation of 2906 x 350Wp Solar Panels, connected to 25 x 240kVA inverters

LOCATION: Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

CLIENT: Besamandla Western Cape (Pty) Ltd

STATUS: Completed 2019

SCOPE OF WORKS:  Detail Design; Supply; Installation; Commissioning

 

Detailed design of a 1MWp Solar PV Plant.  This PV installation will feed into the MV Ring-feed network supplying the ACSA Airport in PE.

 

AGGENEYS FREE FIELD SOLAR PV

Aggeneys  Free field Solar PV

PROJECT NAME: AGGENEYS SOLAR PV FARM

POWER: 40 MWp

TECHNOLOGY: Photovoltaic

SOLAR FIELD: 110.3 ha Single-Axis Solar PV Farm

NUMBER OF PANELS:  Installation of 82 320 x 325Wp and 58 320 x 330Wp Solar panels (Canadian Solar), connected to 24 x inverters; 12 x inverter substations

LOCATION: East of Pofadder, Northern Cape (South Africa)

CLIENT: ET Solutions South Africa 1

STATUS: 2016 - Current

SCOPE OF WORKS: 

 

Infrastructure components consist of 45MVA IPP 22/66kV switching station and 66kV Eskom Self-build Soetwater Substation and 66kV Double circuit Tie-in Line between Aggeneys and Gamsberg Substations.

 

Scope of works includes:

 

  • Aggeneys 66kV MTS Protection upgrade works and ADSS/OPGW Line from Soetwater to Aggeneys

  • Soetwater Self-build Substation 66kV OH Line in/out and Soetwater Substation

  • Aggeneys 45 MVA 22/66kV IPP Substation Full Design

  • Soil Resistivity Tests at Soetwater/IPP Substation and three tests along OH Line Route

  • OH ADSS/OPGW Line Route Survey and Templating

  • Grid Code Compliance Study

  • QOS and Plant Performance Testing as required by Eskom

  • Lightning Protection Study

  • Collector Area Civil Services, including storm water management, internal roads, inverter and transformer platform, foundations and fencing

  • Structural Design and Review

  • SANRAL Design Approval for access off the N14

  • Site Supervision

 

ADAMS II PV PLANT - SOLAR PV

PROJECT NAME: ADAMS II PV PLANT

POWER: 75 MW

TECHNOLOGY: Photovoltaic

LOCATION: Kathu (South Africa)

CLIENT: PLC System South Africa

STATUS: Completed 2017

SCOPE OF WORKS:  GMR2.1 responsible person for the entire 75MW PV plant – during construction.

 

PULIDA PV PLANT - SOLAR PV

PROJECT NAME: PULIDA PV PLANT

POWER: 75 MW

TECHNOLOGY: Photovoltaic

LOCATION: Kimberley (South Africa)

CLIENT: PLC System South Africa

STATUS: Completed 2017

SCOPE OF WORKS:  GMR2.1 responsible person for the entire 75MW PV plant – during construction.

XINA CSP PLANT

PROJECT NAME:  XINA – CSP PLANT

POWER: 100 MW

TECHNOLOGY: CSP

LOCATION: Northern Cape (South Africa)

CLIENT: Abengoa

STATUS: Quarterly inspections since June 2016

SCOPE OF WORKS:  GMR2.1 responsible person for the entire 100MW CSP plant.

 

ESKOM, BELLVILLE OFFICE - ROOFTOP SOLAR PV

PROJECT NAME: ESKOM BELLVILLE OFFICE - ROOFTOP SOLAR PV

POWER: 195 kWp

TECHNOLOGY: Photovoltaic

NUMBER OF PANELS:  Installation of 630 x Canadian Solar 310Wp Solar Panels, connected to 8 x 20kW SMA inverters

LOCATION: Bellville (South Africa)

CLIENT: Besamandla Western Cape (Pty) Ltd

STATUS: Completed 2015

SCOPE OF WORKS:  Detail Design; BOQ; Construction Supervision; Commissioning; Quality Control; Close-out.

ESKOM, SUNILAWS - ROOFTOP SOLAR PV

PROJECT NAME: ESKOM SUNILAWS OFFICE - ROOFTOP SOLAR PV

POWER: 165 kWp

TECHNOLOGY: Photovoltaic

NUMBER OF PANELS:  Installation of 532 x Jinko Solar 310Wp Solar Panels, Connected to 8 x 20kW SMA inverters

LOCATION: East London (South Africa)

CLIENT: Besamandla Eastern Cape (Pty) Ltd

STATUS: Completed July 2015

SCOPE OF WORKS:  Detail Design; BOQ; Construction Supervision; Commissioning; Quality Control; Close-out.

TRANSNET PIPELINE WORKSHOP - ROOFTOP SOLAR PV

PROJECT NAME: TRANSNET PIPELINE WORKSHOP - ROOFTOP SOLAR PV

POWER: 112 kWp

TECHNOLOGY:  Photovoltaic

NUMBER OF PANELS: Installation of 360 x 310Wp Solar Panels and 3 x 33kW inverters on workshop roof.

LOCATION: Pinetown (South Africa)

CLIENT: Transnet

STATUS: Completed April 2017

SCOPE OF WORKS:  Detail Design; BOQ; Construction Supervision; Commissioning; Quality Control; Close-out.

ESKOM, MKONDENI - ROOFTOP SOLAR PV

PROJECT NAME:  ESKOM, MKONDENI - ROOFTOP SOLAR PV

POWER: 391 kWp

TECHNOLOGY: Photovoltaic

NUMBER OF PANELS:  Installation of 1281 x 305Wp Solar Panels, 9 x 25kW Inverters and 4 x 20kW inverters across various roofs, interconnected to existing infrastructure.

LOCATION: Pietermaritzburg (South Africa)

CLIENT: Eskom

STATUS: Completed April 2017

SCOPE OF WORKS:  Detail Design; BOQ; Construction Supervision; Commissioning; Quality Control; Close-out.

PRODUCT TESTING INSTITUTE - ROOFTOP SOLAR PV

PROJECT NAME: PRODUCT TEST INSTITUTE ROOFTOP SOLAR PV

POWER: 121 kWp

TECHNOLOGY: Photovoltaic

NUMBER OF PANELS:  Installation of 384 x 315Wp Solar Panels, 4 x 30kW Inverters interconnected to the new and existing infrastructure.

LOCATION: Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

CLIENT: Besamandla Eastern Cape (Pty) Ltd

STATUS: Completed 2017

SCOPE OF WORKS:  Detail Design; BOQ; Construction Supervision; Commissioning; Quality Control; Close-out

 

CITY OF CAPE TOWN: FEASIBILITY STUDY – ELECTRIC BUSES

PROJECT NAME:  City of Cape Town:  Feasibility study to charge electric buses with Solar PV Energy

POWER:   252kWp at Atlantis Bus Depot,  211kWp at Prestwich Street Bus Depot (Cape Town)

TECHNOLOGY: Photovoltaic

NUMBER OF PANELS:  674 panels at Atlantis Bus Depot, 661 panels at Prestwich Street Bus Depot

LOCATION:  Cape Town

CLIENT: City of Cape Town

STATUS: Completed 2017

SCOPE OF WORKS:

Undertake a feasibility assessment of proposed sites where the electric busses are to be charged and where the equivalent power usage may be generated and injected back into the grid using PV

Conduct on-site investigation of each proposed site in order to determine their suitability to install ground-mounted or rooftop PV systems

Assess the available solar resource for each selected site

Propose suitably sized systems and provide budget cost estimates of the installation for these sites

Develop detailed technical specifications for the design, procurement and installation and commissioning of a PV System at each site.

LADISMITH ROOFTOP PV

PROJECT NAME: LADISMITH ROOFTOP PV

POWER: 100 kWp

TECHNOLOGY: Rooftop PV

SOLAR FIELD: 950 m²

HOUSEHOLDS SUPPLIED: Landmark

NUMBER OF PANELS: 306

CO2 EMISSIONS AVOIDED: 152,45 t/year

LOCATION: Ladismith (South Africa)

CLIENT: Dikela Energy (Pty) Ltd

STATUS: Current

SCOPE OF WORKS: Detailed design; Contract Management; Quality Control

VREDENDAL SOLAR PROJECT

PROJECT NAME: VREDENDAL SOLAR PROJECT

POWER: 10 MWp (DC)

TECHNOLOGY: Free-field PV Installation

SOLAR FIELD: 19.9 ha

HOUSEHOLDS SUPPLIED: 2210

NUMBER OF COLLECTORS: 59 000

CO2 EMISSIONS AVOIDED: 3137t/year

LOCATION: Vredendal (South Africa)

CLIENT: Solairedirect Southern Africa

STATUS: Completed

SCOPE OF WORKS: Detailed design; Contract Management; Quality Control on 11kV Grid Connection; Perform Grid Compliance Studies; Authorised person; GMR(2)

AURORA SOLAR PLANT

PROJECT NAME: AURORA SOLAR PROJECT

POWER: 9 MW

TECHNOLOGY: Photovoltaic

SOLAR FIELD: 19.9 ha

HOUSEHOLDS SUPPLIED: 2230

NUMBER OF PANELS: 60 000

CO2 EMISSIONS AVOIDED: 3139t/year

LOCATION: Aurora (South Africa)

CLIENT: Solairedirect Southern Africa

STATUS: Completed

SCOPE OF WORKS: Detailed design on grid connection;
Design verification; Contract Management on grid connection;
Quality Control on 22kV Grid Connection; Perform Grid Compliance Studies; Authorised person; GMR(2).

KAXU SOLAR ONE

PROJECT NAME: KAXU SOLAR ONE

The first parabolic trough plant in South Africa

POWER: 100 MW(3 hours of thermal storage)

TECHNOLOGY: Parabolic trough with thermal storage

SOLAR FIELD: 200 ha

HOUSEHOLDS SUPPLIED: 90,000

NUMBER OF COLLECTORS: 1,200

CO2 EMISSIONS AVOIDED: 315,000 t/year

LOCATION: Pofadder (South Africa)

CLIENT: Abengoa - Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)

STATUS: Under construction

SCOPE OF WORKS: Scrutinizing of design layouts provided by Abeinsa EPC; Site inspection and confirmation of compliance with original designs; Compile safety declaration; Responsible Person; GMR(2).

KHI SOLAR ONE

PROJECT NAME: KHI SOLAR ONE

POWER: 50 MW(2 hours of thermal storage)

TECHNOLOGY: Tower with energy storage system

SOLAR FIELD: 600 ha

NUMBER OF HELIOSTATS: 4,500

CO2 EMISSIONS AVOIDED: 183,000 t/year

LOCATION: Upington (South Africa)

CLIENT: Abengoa - Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)

HOUSEHOLDS SUPPLIED: 45,000

STATUS: Under construction

SCOPE OF WORKS: Scrutinizing of design layouts provided by Abeinsa EPC; Site inspection and confirmation of compliance with original designs; Compile safety declaration;
Responsible Person; GMR(2).