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IPP developer
and operator

for Mining and
energy intensive
Industry

CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions GmbH is a utility scale project developer and independent power producer focused on solar photovoltaic (PV) technology. The company develops, finances, owns and operates utility scale solar plants that provide renewable energy to mining companies, industrials and municipalities worldwide.
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world’s first
utility scale
PV-diesel hybrid

2012 established
in South Africa
Thabazimbi

The company combines the significant balance sheet and resources of CRONIMET Mining, the global mining, metals and trading group and the management and experience of the Solea group of companies, which have developed and constructed over 300MW of PV facilities in South Africa, Canada and Europe.
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Focused on
Sunbelt regions

Approx.
2.555 hours sun
per year

The company is headquartered in Munich and Johannesburg and has extensive experience in utility scale power project development and operation and a diverse team with extensive engineering, planning, project management, construction and finance experience.
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innovative
financing Solutions

Backed by US$ 1BIL.
balance sheet of
Cronimet mining AG

Minerals for Energy Swap combines commodity trade finance via CRONIMET’s Trading division with a PPA from CRONIMET’s Power division, allow miners to pay for cheaper power with the physical delivery of mineral ore rather than a cash settlement.
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reduce fuel
consumption
and costs

Save up to
30% energy
costs

The 1 MW facility of Thabazimbi comprises 4,170 solar panels installed over a 4 month period in 2012 and is projected to produce 1.8 GWh of electricity per year and displace in excess of 450,000 litres of diesel and 2.000 tons of carbon dioxide per year.
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NAMIBIA'S BIGGEST SINGLE AXIS
TRACKING POWER SYSTEM

Supplying
Power Quality to
Africa’s Grids

 
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Recent projects

NAMIBIA'S FIRST & BIGGEST SINGLE AXIS TRACKING POWER SYSTEM

April 2015
CRONIMET Mining Power Solutions completed 4.5MW grid connected renewable energy power plant near Omaruru, Namibia.

The 4.5MW Omburu PV plant will generate a total of 11,025MW hours of clean and reliable electricity per year that will feed into NamPower's national grid system and replace over 8.500 tons of CO2 per year.

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OMBURU, NAMIBIA - Ground breaking, April 2015

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