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Google Invests in South African Solar SOLAR ENERGY NEWS | JUNE 3, 2013 BY BRIAN


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Ruth
- 549 days ago - solartribune.com
'Google has made it's first investment in Africa, contributing $12 million to the Jasper Power Project in the Northern Cape province of South Africa....The 96 MW solar PV power plant will be one of the biggest solar plants in Africa, and....'



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Carol H. (229)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 5:18 pm
noted, thanks Ruth
 

Christeen Anderson (552)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 6:06 pm
A wise investment. Thank you.
 

Kelsy Clark (0)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 5:35 am
Thank you
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 5:37 am
I like it!
 

Chris Caramanica (0)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 6:37 am
We must bring Solar to the 4 corners of the planet earht
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 10:05 am
Is that good?
 

Birgit W. (152)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 2:33 pm
At least something good Google does. Thank you.
 

Robin T. (14)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 3:15 pm
Hardly the biggest in Africa.
Ghana is set to be home to Africaís largest photovoltaic power plant after a UK-based firm announced plans for its construction.
The $400 million 155 MW Nzema project will be handled by the Blue Energy company, and is set to provide electricity to more than 100,000 homes upon completion in October 2015.
I think we are more infamous for spending Billions on new coal fired power generators I wonder how many homes could have been solar power with just one billion and in a fraction of the time saving the country millions that could have been reinvested in more solar. I still believe the right place for solar is on the roofs of the houses reducing infrastructure costs.
 

Lona Goudswaard (77)
Monday June 24, 2013, 8:20 am
Noteworthy
 

Ruth R. (216)
Wednesday June 26, 2013, 5:33 am
Thank you for the comments!
Thank you for noting!
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Monday July 1, 2013, 6:01 pm
That is so cool!!!
 

Ruth R. (216)
Thursday February 27, 2014, 3:00 am
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