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The payback period on commercial solar photovoltaic (PV) systems has decreased substantially and many companies can now expect solar panel installations to pay for themselves within five years or less. 

JSE listed Balwin Properties has partnered with SolarAfrica to introduce solar energy to its upmarket developments.

With seven solar farms successfully generating renewable energy at its buildings across South Africa, Growthpoint Properties is now embarking on its largest rooftop solar installations yet.

Growthpoint Properties has targeted boosting its solar energy generation capacity to over 6MWp by mid-2016 to become one of the largest generators of rooftop solar power in South Africa.

While the ‘green revolution’ in residential property, unlike in the commercial sector, is still in its infancy, rapid strides in technology and increasing awareness of the potential cost savings and reduced environmental impact are making good sense to more and more home owners – and home buyers, says Pam Golding Properties.

Hyprop Investment Limited’s Gauteng-based regional shopping centre, Clearwater Mall, has tripled the generation output of its solar photovoltaic PV plant and now boasts Africa’s largest rooftop Solar PV system.

JOSHCO makes Johannesburg a more liveable City by investing more than R1.8 billion

The Cape Quarter, the flagship property within the Tower Property Funds portfolio, is set to soon receive an extensive solar retrofit as part of the funds greening and occupancy cost reduction strategy.

Growthpoint Properties today announced it has signed agreements with Solar Century Africa and Eskom to install a utility scale solar power plant on the rooftop of its Waterfall Mall in Rustenburg. 

Google injects R100m investment in the Jasper Power Project, a 94MW solar photovoltaic plant in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.

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