Mainstream South Africa was established in 2009 and is the second largest developer delivering a total of 842 MW into commercial operation to date. The company is also developing a pipeline in excess of 5.5 GW of wind and solar PV projects across the country.
Mainstream's African joint venture platform, Lekela Power was established in 2015 with private equity company, Actis. The platform owns 1.3 GW of projects in Egypt, Ghana, Senegal and South Africa. In 2020, three projects reached commercial operation within the Lekela plaform; Taiba N'Diaye (158 MW) - Senegal; Perdekraal East (110 MW)and Kangnas (140 MW) - South Africa. West Bakr wind farm in Egypt (252 MW) is in construction and the Ayitepa wind farm in Ghana is in late stage development.