ERCAM, subcontracted by ABB Italia, has started supplying the structures for the first solar farm in Algeria. The plant, located in Ghardaia, with an installed power greater than 1 Mw, and property of SONALGAZ, is going to be used as a testing plant for different PV panels and structures. The structures supplied are divided between fixed structures and tilted single-axis solar trackers.
ERCAM entered the utility-scale PV market in South Africa with the installation of the Lethabo (single axis) and Kendal (fixed structure) grid-connected plants in the regions where the ESKOM coal power plants are. Energia ERCAM is now based permanently in South Africa with the mission to manufacture, install and maintain its solar trackers and fixed structures for the local market. The name of the new company is
ERCAM SOUTH AFRICA PROPRIETARY LIMITED