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Vodacom unveils solar panels on Cape Town office roof

Wednesday 6 March 2013 | 10:28 CET | News
Vodacom South Africa has unveiled the largest array of solar panels on a single building in Africa at its offices in Century City in Cape Town. The solar array is expected to provide up to 75 percent of all electricity power required by the building during peak production. The electricity produced will feed into the two main distribution boards and a display panel, installed in the reception area of the building, and will display instantaneous power produced, energy yield and carbon emission savings.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Vodacom South Africa
Countries: South Africa
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