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Solopower Systems achieves key milestone with first commercial deployment in South Africa

The Company's ultra-light weight photovoltaic (LPV) modules were successfully installed on a factory rooftop in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, as the first in a two-phase project. The installation was commissioned by Dumont Power, a SoloPower Systems' distributor. "The installation itself was quite remarkable as the product requires no power tools, racking, special handling, or other common installation aspects," said Raymond du Plooy, Director of Dumont Power. "The installation team, working at a normal installation pace, set a record of one watt per second. There was no need for special rigging equipment to get the panels in place, no need for a large storage area to keep the panels before installation. It was really a very simple and fast installation." "South Africa represents a key market for our technology. We estimate that up to 30 percent of commercial and industria...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/43656/solopower-...

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