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Strategic Solar Energy Partnership Between Solarcentury Africa and Shumba Energy.

Solarcentury Africa and Shumba Energy are pleased to announce they have signed a co-development agreement to utilise their combined capabilities and strengths to deliver renewable energy and storage projects together in Southern Africa.

BB Energy 13 July 2021

Beginning with the grid connected 100MWp Tati solar project in Botswana.

The Head of Development for Solarcentury Africa, Jason De Carteret commented “We are thrilled to be working with Shumba Energy, not only to deliver the Tati project, but also to realise the substantial growth opportunity for solar in Botswana and other countries across Southern Africa.”

The Chairman of Shumba, Alan Clegg commented “We are both delighted and proud that we could attract a partner of the caliber and experience of Solarcentury Africa that has a real track record of delivery of sustainable projects that can enable the Shumba vision of maximizing our contribution to achieving carbon neutrality within our greater business and on our continent.”


Jason de Carteret,

Karim Bassatne,


Solarcentury Africa is a market leader in the development of solar PV and storage projects with a decade of experience across multiple African countries.  Solarcentury Africa is a vertically integrated developer using cutting edge design, smart technologies and robust controls to generate clean and economical power for businesses, communities and investors. Solarcentury Africa is part of the BB Energy Group, one of the largest independent energy trading companies with a fast-growing renewable energy division.


Shumba Energy Ltd is an energy development company based in Botswana and listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE: SHUMBA). The Company offers the advantage of being based in a country with the best credit rating in sub-Saharan Africa with a stable fiscal and political setting. Established in 2011, the company is reaching its development objectives and now controls a significant portion of advanced energy projects in Botswana. Shumba is developing a portfolio of Projects servicing energy poor Southern Africa with emphasis on those with the least energy access.

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Karim Bassatne
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