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Africa’s solar-powered airport

South Africa

|11 October 2016|

George Airport is the first on the African continent to be powered entirely by solar energy.

Around 2000 solar panels support everything from the ATMs, restaurants, check-in desk and airport control tower at the South African airport.

Nearby homes are also benefitting by accessing excess energy produced at the airport.

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Iain Robertson
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Iain is an experienced writer, journalist and lecturer, who held editorships with a number of business focussed publications before co-founding and becoming editor of Innovators Magazine. Iain is also the strategic director for OnePoint5Media.

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