SolarCentury in expansion plan

Installation at a SolarCentury project in the UK

Installation at a SolarCentury project in the UK

UK-based SolarCentury intends to have as much as 10MW of PV capacity in place in both Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa by the end of the year, as it kicks off an ambitious overseas expansion strategy.

Two projects – one each in Kenya and South Africa – are already underway, and SolarCentury aims to have a third rolling forward “in the next three months”, says Bertrand Belben, who was hired recently as director of international business development.

The London-based company has opened offices in Cape Town and Nairobi to target eastern and southern Africa, and will open another in Latin America. SolarCentury’s largest shareholder, private-equity firm ECOS, is headquartered in Panama. 

Among the most experienced players in the UK’s solar rooftop space, SolarCentury has diversified aggressively over Log in to read complete article.

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