Project Quick Facts

40,000 HOMES POWERED

50 MEGAWATTS
(MW-DC)

50 MEGAWATTS (MW)

Initially 50 megawatts and ultimately 200 megawatts of solar farms, ranging in size from 5 to 30 megawatts, will be developed under the Urban Solar Farms programme

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Urban Solar Farms fill a niche in the PV market in South Africa for mid-sized generation clean power projects, which falls outside of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP)

90,000 MW HOURS
PER YEAR
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90K MEGAWATT HOURS PER YEAR

Collectively, Urban Solar Farms will deliver over 90,000 megawatt-hours of electricity per annum with over 100,000 megawatt-hours of off-peak battery storage per year

150,000 SOLAR PANELS

150,000 SOLAR PANELS

In total, Urban Solar Farms will install 150,000 solar panels across the Gauteng Province

800+ DIRECT, INDIRECT AND INDUCED JOBS

800+ DIRECT, INDIRECT AND INDUCED JOBS

The Urban Solar Farms initiative will create over 800 direct, indirect, and induced jobs per 50 megawatts – with over 10 permanent operational jobs per installation