Vodacom shows off its solar rooftop – the largest in Africa

Engineering News 6 March 2013.

Vodacom has unveiled the largest ever array of solar panels on a single building in Africa.

The solar array, on the roof of its Century City building in Cape Town, comprises 2 127 solar panels and is expected to provide up to 75% of all electricity required by the building during peak production.

“Through this particular project, Vodacom aims to demonstrate that business can take the lead in promoting renewable-energy solutions and stimulate the green economy,” Vodacom chief officer of corporate affairs Maya Makanjee said during the unveiling in Cape Town on Tuesday…