Miners have found they can keep the power flowing when they disconnect from a failing grid.
Gensets will be integrated with a 150 MegaWatt solar photovoltaic farm and battery storage.
Blackouts and deliberate shutdowns have blighted South Africa for many years.
Subject to securing permits and financing, construction is targeted to start by mid-2021.
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Company plans to reduce dependence on the domestic utility due to recurring supply disruptions.
Five-year deal will see power provided mainly from a combination of solar, wind, hydro and gas.
Aurubis Bulgaria aims to produce 20% of the electricity needed for its smelter by 2030.
Gold mine is currently drawing power from the Zimbabwean grid.
Pair have ended supply agreement
Owner Prospect Resources said agreement in force from new year