Kentz scores contract in South Africa

Kentz, the FTSE 250 engineering and construction group, has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for the 75MWp Kalkbult Solar Photovoltaic project in the Northern Cape area of South Africa.

Kentz, the FTSE 250 engineering and construction group, has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for the 75MWp Kalkbult Solar Photovoltaic project in the Northern Cape area of South Africa.

The project is scheduled for completion in January 2014, a forms a key part of the first phase of the South African Department of Energy's 3,725MW Renewable Energy IPP Procurement Programme.

The in-country EPC activities associated with the facility will be the responsibility of Kentz.

Christian Brown, Chief Executive of Kentz Group, said: "We continue to develop our EPC capabilities in the African region and this prestigious project for Scatec Solar demonstrates our ability to secure a wide range of EPC contracts.

"Additionally, the award of such a key project for South African renewable energy will position us to contribute to the development of further renewable energy projects across the continent and beyond."

NR

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