December 05, 2023InternationalSolar
South Africa's First Utility-Scale Solar Project Celebrates a Decade of Clean Energy and Social Upliftment
The RustMo1 Solar Project, South Africa's pioneering utility-scale clean energy project, celebrates a decade of successful operation and community impact. A beacon of success in private-public partnerships, the project has blazed a trail in collaboration, providing a proven model for large renewables procurement projects. With 17% of project dividends supporting a community development trust and a strong emphasis on skills development and women’s empowerment, the project exemplifies the critical role of renewable energy projects in social upliftment.