Cape Town – On Friday, the Cloetesville Primary School received a 7.5kW solar panel system from GreenX Engineering and Stellenbosch University (SU) which will generate about 14 000 units annually, negate almost 13 tons of carbon dioxide and save the school R20 000 annually while selling electricity back to the grid.
With solar energy continuing to dominate the renewable energy sphere, it is being incorporated into Western Cape schools. Twenty-five schools in the province have already been equipped with smart meters and energy efficient lights by SU.
SU engineering professor and GreenX Engineering founding director Thinus Booysen said Cloetesville would be using the bulk of the electricity…
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