Lekela Power (Lekela) is a pan-African renewable energy platform delivering, up to 1,000 MW of renewable energy over the next years. Lekela’s project pipeline of 685 MW comprises: 360 MW of wind projects in South Africa; 225 MW wind project in Ghana and 100 MW of wind and solar PV projects in Egypt – pre-qualified under the Feed-in-Tariff programme in January 2015. Lekela has submitted a competitive proposal for the 250 MW BOO wind power project at Gabal el Zeit and is seeking further renewable energy opportunities across Egypt and Africa to supply its customers; government, utilities and energy intensive users.
Lekela‘s shareholders are Actis, the leading investor in emerging markets (7.5 bn USD funds under management), and global renewable energy developer Mainstream Renewable Power (over 16,000 MW in development, construction and operation). The Lekela team is headed by Chris Antonopoulos formerly of ABB Energy Ventures and Bombardier.