Yearly Archives: 2019

Our Office is Powered by Tesla

Our Office is Powered by Tesla

Our Office is Powered by Tesla DPA unveiled the Tesla Powerwall 2 Li-Ion Battery, in an installation designed to power our headquarters in Borrowdale, Zimbabwe with solar. This was the first Tesla battery used in an office solution. The Tesla batteries allow for increased energy storage on site, and are geared to improve power back-up ...
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DPA Extends Green Energy to East Africa

DPA Extends Green Energy to East Africa

DPA Extends Green Energy to East Africa We recently signed a deal for a 1.2MW solar system for Africa Data Centre, Nairobi Kenya.  To date, the solar project has 136 kWh already operational and is producing 193 200 kWh of solar energy per year. Upon completion of the 1.2 MW installation, the Data Centre aims ...
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Solar Plant

SCHWEPPES 1MW SOLAR PLANT COMISSIONED

SCHWEPPES 1MW SOLAR PLANT COMMISSIONED Distributed Power Africa recently commissioned a 1MW of solar to power manufacturing at the Schweppes Willowvale, Harare plant. This solar project marks the largest Commercial IPP Roof Mount Solar Plant in Sub-Saharan Africa outside South Africa. Schweppes, have invested over US$2million on going with the aim to install solar power ...
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Kuze Medical Centre Goes Green

The Kuze Medical Centre building formerly known as the Aga Khan Ismaili Council Building was built by the Ismailis from India in the late 19th Century, which makes this building more than 100 years old. Initially, The Ismaili Kuze Jamat Khana which is opposite this building used to co-exist on one plot. Later a road ...
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KEFALOS, SCHWEPPES & SURREY GO GREEN

Leading corporates in the Zimbabwe’s Commercial and Industrial sector-Schweppes, Kefalos and Surrey have switched over to solar with Distributed Power Africa (DPA) through our Power Lease Financing Agreements (PLAs). This agreement presents a zero upfront investment and zero technical risk to the customer. A total of 1.7MW of electricity will be collectively generated by these ...

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DPA trial on Tesla Powerwall a huge success

Posted June 27, 2019

Distributed Power Africa (DPA), a subsidiary of Econet Global, will be installing Tesla Powerwalls to power Econet Wireless’ local operations of their telecommunications towers; commencing one of Africa’s largest deployments of AC coupled Lithium-ion batteries in the telecoms sector. This follows the successful completion of a 12-month trial integrating Tesla Powerwall with one of Econet’s ...

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