Malawi: Serengeti Energy completes phase 1 of Nkhotakota solar PV plant


Serengeti Energy has energized the 21 MWac Nkhotakota solar PV plant in Malawi last month, the company said last week.

The energization of the facility was achieved on February 19 and paves the way to its commissioning and start of commercial operations.

The project constitutes Phase 1 of the Nkhotakota solar PV plant which will ultimately reach a capacity of 38 MWac.

Nkhotakota is one of many similar solar projects built in Malawi that also include JCM Power’s 60 MWac Salima and 20 MWac Golomoti facilities.

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NNPC and Eroton E&P clash over operatorship of one of Nigeria’s most prolific oil and gas blocks

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Government of Tanzania completes negotiations with Equinor and Shell on Tanzania LNG

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