Estimated Project Cost: ZAR 5.8 billion
Status: Financial Close process
Expected Delivery Model: Regulated PPP
Project Status: In the Market
Project Background and Scope
The GPG Solar PV Programme, aimed at developing Rooftop Solar PV panels on GPG owned properties and building to generate electricity throughout the province. The design, construction, financing, maintenance and operations of a programme of rooftop solar panel installation on Gauteng Provincial Government’s buildings (more than 500 sites, with a total roof surface area of app. 8 million m2).
Progress is as follows
- The project was registered as a PPP. The feasibility study was completed and taken through the TR16 process, which involved issuing the project to the market through RFQ.
- Bidders were evaluated for phase 1 which included the 16 sites split into four clusters to generate 35 MW of power circa R900 million.
- A preferred bidder has been recommended, and GIFA is currently awaiting the approval from National Treasury for a TA11b.