Rustmo Solar PV

Rustmo Solar PV
Rustmo Solar PV
Rustmo Solar PV
Rustmo Solar PV

TRANSACTION OVERVIEW

In June 2017, Hulisani acquired Momentous Technologies, a holding company with its asset being a 66% shareholding in the RustMo1 CPV Solar Farm.

BACKGROUND

• Hulisani purchased 100% of the issued share capital in Momentous Technologies;

• Momentous Technologies owns 66% of the issued share capital in RustMo1 Solar Farm;

• RustMo1 is a 7MW solar PV plant located in Rustenburg;

• Was the first Independent Power Producer (IPP) to be connected to the grid;

• One of the 18 solar PV power plants constructed in the first round of REIPPPP; and

• Reached commercial operation date, ahead of schedule, in November 2013.

OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

• As a utility-scale solar farm with an installed capacity of 7MW, RustMo1 is capable of generating more than 12.5 million kWh of clean solar power annually;

• Has a 20-year year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to supply electricity to Eskom, of which 17 years remain; and

• RustMo1 is being operated by Juwi Renewable Energies (Pty) Ltd and is connected to the grid

PERFORMANCE

• RustMo1 is performing better than predicted;

• Our hands-on approach at RustMo1 has yielded valuable knowledge of plant operations; and

• The project has created much-needed jobs and local economic development in the Marikana region of the North West.