#8: 80 000

Family homes powered!


#9: 44

Local permanent operational jobs have been

created by Jasper Power Project.

#10: 3%

Less than 3% of ZAR 75 million contingency was used during the construction of the plant.

#11: 181,000 MWh

The Plant has produced approximated 181, 000 MWh for the first year of operation. This is approximately 3% higher than the financial model P50 forecast and 11% higher than the P90 forecast.

Clean, zero % emission

solar energy in South Africa.

Helping South Africa meet its

renewable energy targets.

#12: 0%
#14: 2bn ZAR

Operating expenses during Jasper’s 20 year operating life, will be in excess of ZAR 2 billion on operations and maintenance costs.


Long-term Enterprise Development and Socio-Economic Development investments.



#4: 325 000

Solar Panel Modules installed.

#1: Prime Location

Postmasburg, Northern Cape Province.

#2: Photovoltaic (PV)

96MW-DC installed capacity; 75MW-AC export capacity.

 #3: 150ha

In land area and 3km in length

from North to South.

#5: 183 000MW HRS

Expected annual production.

#6: 1 Million

Man-hours used to construct the plant.

#7: 20 Year

Government backed Power

Purchase Agreement with Eskom.

OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS The Jasper Power Project was awarded Preferred Bidder in the Department of Energy's Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) in the second round of bidding, and developed by SolarReserve, a U.S. developer of utility-scale solar power projects. The Power Project was issued on 17 June 2013. Following an 18-month construction period, the plant started exporting early operating power almost two months ahead of schedule, achieving commercial operation on 17 December 2014.
#13: 60%

Preferential Procurement: 60% of the local content is with B-BBEE providers.

While 45% of value spent is local content.