South Africa’s New 96MW PV Plant is the Continent’s Largest Solar Power Facility

November 18, 2014 by  
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South Africa is a historically coal-hungry nation, producing around 225 million tonnes of the stuff each year. But just two years ago, government leaders pledged to invest an incredible $5.4 billion in renewable energy , and the products of that investment are taking shape. The Jasper PV Project in Kimberly, South Africa, became fully operational in October, and produces enough power to serve an impressive 80,000 homes. It’s now the largest solar power plant in Africa. The better news? It’s soon to be eclipsed by an even bigger facility nearby. Read the rest of South Africa’s New 96MW PV Plant is the Continent’s Largest Solar Power Facility Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: jasper , largest solar , Lesedi Power Project , photovoltaic , pv plant , Redstone Concentrated Solar Power Tower project , renewable energy , Solar Power , solar reserve , South Africa

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South Africa’s New 96MW PV Plant is the Continent’s Largest Solar Power Facility

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