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Epping facility rooftop solar project, South Africa

Image of solar panels on rooftop

29th March 2024

By: Sheila Barradas

Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor

     

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Name of the Project
Epping facility rooftop solar project.

Location
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

Project Owner/s
Kimberly-Clark.

Project Description
The project entails the development of one of Cape Town’s biggest rooftop solar photovoltaic installations.

A 2.2 MW rooftop system of about 4 000 panels will be installed at Kimberly-Clark’s Epping facility.

Once completed, the system will allow for energy production of 3 478 MWh/y, preventing the emission of more than 3 130 t/y of carbon dioxide emissions, the equivalent of powering 1 030 median residential homes in the country every year.

Potential Job Creation
Not stated.

Capital Expenditure
Not stated.

Planned Start/End Date
The system is expected to produce its first clean energy in 2024.

Latest Developments
None stated.

Key Contracts, Suppliers and Consultants
None stated.

Contact Details for Project Information
Kimberly-Clark, tel +27 21 530 2100 or email media.relations@kcc.com.

Edited by Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor

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