Robben Island Solar Microgrid

The objective of the National Department of Tourism of South Africa was to reduce Robben Island’s reliance on diesel generators as a power source. 



Location

  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Client

  • National Department of Tourism of South Africa (NDT)

Project Status

  • Completed in 2017
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Robben Island prison gate

Total size
666.4 kWp 666.4 kWp
Battery size
837 kWh 837 kWh
Diesel saved
280,000lt pa 280,000lt pa
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Robben Island solar array