35MW BIOMASS PLANT AND COMMUNITY FORESTRY PROJECT IN SWAZILAND
Sustainable Swaziland – investment opportunity
Montigny holds 60 000 Ha. of FSC Certified Plantations. The company is currently in the process of agreeing partners to take the project from pre-feasibility to bankable feasibility and to invest in the plant’s construction and operations. Biomass from plantations and sawmills will power a 35 MW plant to be completed within 3 yrs. The plant can supply over 28% of Swaziland’s total electricity demand sustainably (displacing imported thermal power). The program will uplift the local economy by at least several hundred million Rand through job creation, increased local investment and a reduced reliance on imports. Montigny has signed an MoU with the Utility (SEC) and confirmed support from The Regulators.
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Montigny is also a project partner in the EEP funded project Maximizing Timber Waste for Energy Generation in Swaziland, implemented by TechnoServe Swaziland (SWA7112). Check the project details here>>