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SA’s first electricity feed-in system being tested

September 1, 2008
Posted in Renewable energy

Nelson Mandela Bay could be the first municipality in South Africa where homeowners will be able to produce their own renewable electricity and sell the surplus to the national utility, reports The Herald online.

The report says that a pilot project aimed at checking the feasibility of the feed-in approach began six months ago. A one kilowatt solar panel package and a one kilowatt wind turbine on a 12m mast have been installed at a test home, the report says. The system has been up and running since July 28, says the municipality on its website. Read more