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Herausgeber: juwi AG

juwi group exceeds 3,000 megawatts of installed photovoltaic capacity

- In South Africa the company brings the Waterloo solar park (86MW) to the grid and thus completes the construction of a 250MW solar PV portfolio
- juwi also takes over O&M services

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Cape Town / Wörrstadt (renewablepress) - Despite the corona-related lockdown, the South African subsidiary of the German project developer for renewable energies, juwi, was able to complete three utility-scale solar parks in the past few months. The last of the three projects, the Waterloo solar park was successfully connected to the grid in November. The 86 megawatt (MW) solar PV plant is located around ten kilometers outside the city of Vryburg (North-West Province) and supplies clean electricity for 84,000 households. The project is part of a 250 MW solar PV portfolio that juwi built for the South African insurance group Old Mutual (Old Mutual Alternative Investments). With the commissioning, not only the construction of the portfolio is completed, juwi also exceeds the mark of 3,000 megawatts of installed PV power.

"3,000 megawatts of installed PV capacity are an outstanding milestone in the juwi company history," said Stephan Hansen, COO and member of the juwi executive board, commenting on the success. “I'm even more pleased that our colleagues from South Africa have made this significant contribution to our track record with the construction of three utility-scale solar parks. After all, they had to wait more than two years until politicians settled their internal differences in terms of renewable energies.”

With the signing of power purchase agreements between energy supplier Eskom and several independent power generation companies (Independent Power Producers, IPP), a more than two-year standstill concerning the further expansion of renewable energies ended in April 2018. Since then, the South African renewable energy market has picked up speed again. An important component in this: the 250-megawatt portfolio that juwi implemented for Old Mutual.

The portfolio consists of the solar parks Waterloo (86MW) near Vryburg, Bokamoso (78MW), near the city of Leeudoringstad, also in the northwest province, and Droogfontain 2 (86MW), located near the diamond city of Kimberly in the Northern Cape province. Construction began in spring 2019. The last project that was successfully handed over to the operator was the Waterloo solar park in November, despite the corona-related restrictions.

Juwi will also participate with new projects in the upcoming tender rounds for renewable energies.


About the juwi group

The juwi group is one of the world’s leading companies in the area of renewable energy. The renewable energy pioneer offers project development, Hybrid Solutions as well as EPC and O&M services. Company activities are mainly projects with solar and wind. The juwi group was established in 1996 in Rhineland-Palatinate/Germany. Since the end of 2014, Mannheim based utility MVV Energie AG has been partner shareholder of the juwi Group. juwi has about 850 employees worldwide, branches on all continents and is actively engaged in various projects all over the globe. Working together with passion to implement renewable energy economically and reliably is what drives us.

So far, juwi has realised more than 1,000 wind turbines with a total capacity of more than. 2,400 megawatts at about 180 sites globally. In the solar segment, more than 1,700 projects with a total capacity of around 3,000 megawatts have been designed and constructed. Combined, these energy systems produce around 8.0 billion kilowatt hours of clean energy per year, equaling the annual demand of more than 2.6 million German households. Within the past 20 years, juwi has initiated an investment volume of around 9 billion euros to realise these projects.


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Cape Town / Wörrstadt, 01 December 2020


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About juwi AG

juwi is one of the world’s leading companies in the area of renewable energy with a strong regional presence. The company offers project development and EPC services as well as products and solutions for the energy turnaround. Company activities are mainly projects with solar and wind.

The juwi group was established in 1996 in Rhineland-Palatinate. Since the end of 2014, Mannheim based utility MVV Energie AG has been co-owner and partner of the juwi-group. juwi has about 1,000 employees worldwide, branches on all continents and is actively engaged in various projects all over the globe. Working together with passion to implement renewable energy economically and reliably is what drives us.

So far, juwi has realized around 840 wind turbines with a total capacity of approx. 1,800 megawatts at more than 100 sites. In the solar segment, more than 1,500 projects with a total capacity of around 1,400 megawatts have been designed and constructed. Combined, these energy systems produce around six billion kilowatt hours of clean energy per year, equalling the annual demand of around 1.5 million German households. Within the past 18 years, juwi has initiated an investment volume of around six billion euros to realize these projects.

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juwi AG
E-Mail: waechter@juwi.de
Phone: +49 (0)6732 9657-1244