“After a long wait, the Kingdom of Eswatini issued a request for the qualification and development of a 40MW solar PV plant to be developed via the First Tranche Procurement Programme and a 40MW biomass-to-energy plant to be developed via the Second Tranche Procurement Programme.
Surprisingly, the announcement was made public through the Eswatini Energy Regulatory Authority (ESERA) and not the Eswatini Electricity Company on the 7th of June 2019. The later is a state-owned utility previously known as Swaziland Electricity Company (SEC) and currently operates a number of hydropower plants with an estimated installed capacity of 60MW to date.
Needless to say, the generated power levels are inadequate since it provides a mere 10 percent to the Kingdom’s electricity demand.”
Read more about what our managing director, Koketso Lediga, had to say here… https://africaoilandpower.com/2019/08/19/progress-at-last-for-kingdom-of-eswatinis-energy-mix-dream/