BRIEF-Scatec Solar awarded 258 MW in latest bidding round in south Africa | News by Country | Reuters

April 13 (Reuters) - Scatec Solar ASA :

* Department of Energy has awarded Scatec Solar a preferred

bidder status for three solar power plant projects

* Plant will be located in Upington in Northern Cape region,

and project financing is already arranged as part of bid


* Financial close is expected later in 2015, while

construction start is expected in early 2017

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