SMA in 115MW South Africa win

SMA Solar has won a 115MW follow-on order from Scatec for second round South African PV projects, building on the successes the German inverter maker has accumulated in the booming South African market.

SMA – which last month pledged to build a factory for its Sunny Central inverters in South Africa by the end of the year – will deliver the modules for two Scatec projects in Dreunberg, Eastern Cape, and Linde, Northern Cape, due for commissioning in the first and second half of 2014, respectively.

The order comprises 125 of SMA’s Sunny Central inverters, 65 trasnformer stations, 750 monitors and a power plant controller specially configured for Eskom’s grid requirements.

It follows on a 75MW order for the75MW Kalkbult project in South Africa, which Norway’s Log in to read complete article.

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