lnterchange Foundation which is a communrty collaboration NGO based at Helderberg Village in Somerset West. lt's mission is to implement a model for retirement villages to actively engage with all role-players within their communities in a quest for a “viable and unified community", one of the precepts of the NationaI Development Plan. They have developed a low-cost pilot house which is currently constructed in Khayelitsha. This house will be showcased with the plan to have similar houses rolled out in under privileged communities.
In one year, this installation gives a solar yield of 1.30 MWh and is responsible for the avoidance of 459.30 kilograms of CO2 emissions.