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North West province’s first solar PV farm launched

Engineering News ONLINE

28 May 2013

 

The first photovoltaic (PV) energy farm in the North West province has been launched and is expected to supply 7 MW of power to the national power grid once it becomes fully operational in November.

The RustMo1 solar farm, located some 22 km outside of Rustenburg, generated power through the use of eleven inverters and 29 808 PV solar modules, with a step-up transformer connected to the 88 kV substation.  Read more

 

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