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DE AAR COMMUNITIES RECEIVE R900 000 FOR HEALTH AND EDUCATION BENEFIT

The communities of De Aar have already started benefiting from the renewable energy sector, as monies start to flow through economic development initiatives. De Aar Solar Power has donated around R900...Read More

Scatec Solar completes another 40 MW solar plant in South Africa – increasing its installed capacity to 115 MW in the country

    Scatec Solar, the integrated independent solar power producer, has started commercial operations of a 40 MW solar PV plant in South Africa, increasing its installed capacity in the count...Read More

GRADE 11 LEARNERS TAKE ON THE FUNDAMENTALS OF RENEWABLE ENERGY

De Aar Solar Power’s head office team participated in this year’s Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day® campaign by hosting ten Grade 11 girls from Claremont High School.  The company, which specialis...Read More

RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR ATTRACTS FOREIGN INVESTORS TO AFRICA

This week saw the inauguration of two solar power projects, De Aar Solar Power and Droogfontein Solar Power. Constructed at a combined cost of R3 billion the plants are contributing 100 megawatts into...Read More

DE AAR SOLAR POWER INAUGURATION & FOCUS ON ENRICHING COMMUNITIES

On Wednesday 14 May 2014, De Aar Solar Power, one of the first solar facilities arising from the South African Government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP),...Read More

DROOGFONTEIN SOLAR POWER BEGINS 20 YEARS OF CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY

On Thursday the 15 May 2014, Droogfontein Solar Power, one of the first solar facilities arising from the South African Government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (...Read More

DE AAR SOLAR POWER POSITIVELY IMPACTS LOCAL COMMUNITY

De Aar Solar Power has chosen to focus its community development projects on local schools in De Aar.   This is in addition to the community projects that will be implemented within the local communit...Read More

KIMBERLEY AREA TO RECIEVE FIRST SOLAR POWER

Residents and businesses in the Kimberley area will soon receive the first of Droogfontein Solar Power’s energy, when the project becomes the first solar plant to supply Eskom with power in the Kimber...Read More

DROOGFONTEIN TO HELP KIMBERLEY COMMUNITY TO RECIEVE WATER

A local Kimberley community consisting of 30 families, who live 15 km from Droogfontein Solar Power, are about to receive purified drinking water for the first time.  Comprising mostly of farm workers...Read More

Soitec announces full commissioning of 22MWp on Touwsrivier solar plant in South Africa

Bernin, France, 25th March 2014 – Soitec (Euronext Paris), a world leader in generating and manufacturing revolutionary semiconductor materials for energy and electronics, today announced that its Tou...Read More

Exosun Trackers Selected for a 30 MW project in the U.S.

Company inks first contract in North America and expands manufacturing to the U.S. San Bernardino, Calif. – March 27, 2014 –Exosun Inc., a leading provider of solar tracking technologies and ass...Read More

First Solar Sets Thin-Film Module Efficiency World Record of 17.0 Percent

17.0 Percent Total Area Efficiency Module Confirmed by NREL Highest Thin Film Panel Conversion Efficiency of Any Technology Expands Opportunity for Constrained Space and C&I Installations NEW YORK...Read More

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