Introduction of Solar PV System at Salt Factory

Representative Participant
Pacific Consultants Co., Ltd.
Partner Participant: Krystalline Salt Limited (Kaysalt)
Host Country
Selected Year
JCM Model Project
Renewable Energy
Credit issued

Outline of GHG Mitigation Activity

This project aims to reduce CO2 emissions by introducing a 991kW solar PV system at a salt factory of Krystalline Salt Limited (Kaysalt). All of the generated electricity is used in the factory. The factory usually uses grid electricity but also uses captive diesel power generation during power outages. Therefore the project introduces a controller device which enables safe operation of the solar PV system together with the diesel generators. The generated electricity will displace electricity use from both grid and diesel generators.

Expected GHG Emission Reductions

630 tCO2-eq./year

= PV generation
    × Reference emission factor

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JCM Methodology

Methodology No. Title Methodology Proponent
KE_AM002 Ver1.0 Installation of Solar PV System Pacific Consultants Co., Ltd.


JCM Project Registration

Reference No. Project Title Registration Date
KE002 Introduction of Solar PV System at Salt Factory 27 Jan 20

Issuance of credits

Reference No. Monitoring Period Date of JC decision on notification Amounts of Credits Issued
KE002 14 Dec 16 - 31 Dec 18 7 Feb 21 974

Related links

・By The Power Of Solar (Keysalt)

・East Africa’s largest industrial solar system installed in Kenya (PV TECH)

・Hybrid Energy Supply of East Africas Largest Salt Factory (SMA)