Clean energy for Africa by Africans makes appearance in South Sudan


Ugandan-based Aptech Africa, a solar energy and water solution specialists, recently successfully designed, built and installed the first off-grid solar-battery hybrid power system in South Sudan.

This USAID funded project, developed by AECOM International, incorporated a one-of-a-kind containerised PV storage solution by South African-based Sustainable Power Generation (SustainPower).

In record time, Aptech Africa planned, installed and commissioned the 79kWp ground-mounted solar power system, which feeds a SustainPower 125kWh lithium-ion storage system, SustainSolar.

From their office in Cape Town, SustainPower built and delivered its pre-installed, temperature controlled, rugged SustainSolar 20-foot container, equipped with SMA solar and battery inverters and BYD batteries.

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