WOODRIDGE | Grid Tied Solar PV Microgrid

OVERVIEW:

Woodridge farming operations required a sustainable solar solution to power their irrigation pumps so that they didn’t need to rely on a costly diesel generator during outages. We installed a Solar PV Microgrid on a piece of land that was unsuitable for farming, helping them benefit from an otherwise unusable space while reducing four Eskom supply points to one to support cost savings and energy security.

SIZE: 391.89 kWp

SAVINGS:

  • Offset diesel cost on generator that was being used for baseload operation

  • Reduced energy requirement from the national grid to curb the rising costs of electricity

  • Reduced admin and service charges

  • Bulk electricity supply to buy power at a cheaper rate

ENERGY SECURITY: Centralised generator system

MOUNT: Ground