28 Jul '14, 9am

First Private Solar Plant to Feed into Cape Town’s Electricity Grid

First Private Solar Plant to Feed into Cape Town’s Electricity Grid

“Black River Park is aiming to become the first choice office park for tenants who are striving to operate businesses that are environmentally aware. The solar installation contributes very significantly towards the many other greening initiatives we have on site, to identify but a few, a car-pooling network, reverse osmosis plant for landscaping irrigation, on-site sorting for recycling,” says Joubert Rabie, developer and co-shareholder in Black River Park. This is good news for green building thought leaders, the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) who are tenants of the business park. Their tenancy puts into action the green lease – a win win agreement between Black River Park and the GBCSA that has been in place since August 2013. A forward-thinking, environmentally-conscious agreement, the green lease is a shared undertaking between landlord and tenant to ensu...

Full article: https://www.gbcsa.org.za/news_post/first-private-solar-pl...

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