namibia

Safari Lodge & Ranch, Namibia

From 20% to 70% solar

Situation
  • Unreliable grid connection with 350 kVA.
  • Backup diesel generator: 300 kVA.
  • Existing solar PV plant 315kWp.
  • 8 suites and 3 pools, adjacent camp with 5 guest rooms and staff camp.
  • Annual electricity load: 580 MWh
  • Peak electricity load: 310 kVA
Objectives
  • Secure a reliable high quality power supply.
  • Increase penetration of existing solar PV to reduce grid cost.
Energy-as-a-Service
  • 300 kW / 1.1 MWh battery energy storage system.
  • 10 years Power Service Agreement yielding to a reduction in total cost of electricity of 10%.