Emissions savings

Avoided CO2 emissions of more than 1 222 tons to date

SOLTRAIN's Energy Savings & CO2 Reduction

The annual solar yield of all 326 solar thermal systems is 3 534 MWh. This corresponds to electricity savings of 3,887 MWh/a and 1,222 tons of avoided CO2 based on oil equivalent.

The avoided electricity cost corresponds to ZAR9.9 million based on City of Cape Town tariffs 2019: 222,39 c/kWh plus VAT = 255,75 c/kWh.

Country Total Collector Area Total Capacity Number of Systems Solar Yield Electricity Savings Avoided Electricity Cost CO2 Reduction
Mozambique 57.4 40 6 50.2 55.2 141 278 17
Namibia 512 359 123 465.5 512.1 1 309 594 160
South Africa 3 286 2 300 121 2 346.3 2 581.0 6 600 766 814
Zimbabwe 468 328 49 395.8 435.4 1 113 593 135
Lesotho 176 123 24 160.3 176.4 451 065 56
Botswana 122 85 3 115.6 127.1 325 152 40

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