Partnerships

Release is wholly owned by Scatec ASA, a leading renewable power producer, delivering affordable and clean energy worldwide. As a long- term player, Scatec develops, builds, owns and operates solar, wind and hydro power plants and storage solutions. Scatec has more than 3.5 GW in operation and under construction on four continents, whereof more than 1 GW in Africa and more than 500 employees. The company is targeting 15 GW capacity in operation or under construction by the end of 2025. Scatec is headquartered in Oslo, Norway and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol 'SCATC'. In Africa, Scatec’s largest office is in Cape Town, South Africa, hosting also the global control and monitoring centre, and other global teams such as engineering, procurement and O&M.

Release designs, finances and installs scalable solar power plants and battery storage. Because of our movable trackers technology from Cambridge Energy Partners, we offer a flexible lease of the equipment on short- or long-term contracts. The equipment is delivered pre-assembled in containers streamlining significantly the installation process. We guarantee equipment performance, provide 24/7 monitoring and operation and maintenance support, and train local resources to perform ordinary maintenance tasks.

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Founded in Africa in 1974, SRK Consulting is today a global network of experienced engineers and scientists delivering integrated and sustainable solutions across a range of sectors. The wide spectrum of disciplines and expertise among our 1,400 specialists in 45 offices equips us to support clients in developing quality projects.

Our extensive project footprint in Africa is driven by our offices in South Africa, Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, and ongoing involvement in many other countries. This knowledge-sharing harnesses the best skills for projects in infrastructure, energy, water, mining, and environment, social and governance (ESG).

In infrastructure and civil engineering, the SRK team provide services including project management, design, drawing, contract documentation, administration and site inspection, as well as disaster risk assessment and management.

We offer a range of services to energy-related projects such as transmission lines, power stations and solar and wind farms – including environmental assessment, due diligence, engineering studies and foundation design.

Our water and waste team offers expertise in areas including groundwater and surface water management, contaminated land remediation, environmental site contamination, waste site monitoring, water supply, contaminant plume modelling and water quality.

Well-known in the mining sector, SRK operates a complete mining consultancy service including exploration planning, integrated feasibility studies, economic evaluations, detailed mine design and closure planning.

SRK's ESG team has wide experience in strategic and project specific aspects of environmental and social management and planning and works to recognised international safeguard principles of environmental and social sustainability.

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WhyAfrica has an extensive business network and with our partners and affiliates we are able to guide our clients throughout the life of their projects and ensure that they receive the best advice from conception to closure. Whether it is design, engineering, exploration, regulations, construction or environmental impacts and risks, WhyAfrica is able to put you in touch with the best and most professional outfits operating in Africa.


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