Solar panel-covered parking bays for Lepelle Northern Water

Engineering News 27 July 2012.

Bulk water services supplier Lepelle Northern Water has issued a request for proposals for the provision of about 50 solar panel-covered parking bays at its head office in Polokwane, Limpopo.

Project technician Gys Lötter told Engineering News Online that the electricity generated by the panels would mainly be used for interior and exterior office lighting.

For contracts that exceeded R1.5-million in value, bidders from outside Limpopo would be required to enter into a consortium or joint venture with local historically disadvantaged individuals or suppliers…