Africa

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.  

1.3 GW Lekela Power African Platform
842 MW delivered into commercial operation - South Africa
158 MW wind in operation - Senegal
252 MW West Bakr in construction - Egypt

Leadership Team

Hein Reyneke
Hein Reyneke
General Manager, Africa
Hein Reyneke
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Shahida Misbach
Shahida Misbach
Office Manager
Shahida Misbach
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Lindsay Burgess
Lindsay Burgess
HR Manager, South Africa
Lindsay Burgess
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Eugene Marais
Eugene Marais
Head of Development, Africa
Eugene Marais
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Christo Loots
Christo Loots
Construction Programme Manager, South Africa
Christo Loots
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Titania Stefanus Zincke
Titania Stefanus Zincke
Head of Economic Development and Socio-Economic Development
Titania Stefanus Zincke
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Chris Billingham
Chris Billingham
General Manager, Mainstream Asset Management South Africa
Chris Billingham
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Adam Treki
Adam Treki
Commercial Manager, South Africa
Adam Treki
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Liesl Esau
Liesl Esau
HSE Manager, South Africa
Liesl Esau
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Candice McDonald
Candice McDonald
Head of Finance
Candice McDonald
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Matthew Simpson
Matthew Simpson
Head of Commercial, Africa
Matthew Simpson
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Mary Quaney
Organisations such as the IFC and the Rockefeller Brothers have invested in Mainstream because of our track record in developing projects to the highest standards of international best practice. Mary Quaney, Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director @Mainstream
Andy Kinsella
We have delivered exceptional performance over the last ten years with limited financial resources. Now we are no longer financially constrained we have a very ambitious growth plan and we’re focused on delivering spectacular results globally. Andy Kinsella, Group Chief Executive @Mainstream
bart doyle
We operate in many jurisdictions so we take the best practice globally and we apply it locally, and that’s our Global Development Standard. bart doyle, Chief Operations Officer @Mainstream

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