Africa switches on ‘largest’ solar carport

A solar carport claimed to be the largest in Africa has officially been opened. Located at Garden City Mall in Nairobi, the renewable power generated will be used by the retail tenants for lights and escalators. The carport, which includes more than 3,300 panels, is expected to produce enough energy to power 550 homes and […]

Nottingham installs 67kW solar carport

Nottingham City Council has installed a solar carport at one of its leisure centres. It is claimed to be the largest of its kind in the UK. Renewable technology company EvoEnergy transformed the council’s car parks into “energy hubs”, generating green electricity for buildings and electric vehicles. It installed 448 solar panels which are expected to have a […]

Toyota installs solar-powered carport at Mexico facility

Japanese multinational automaker Toyota has installed a new photovoltaic carport at one of its manufacturing facilities in northwest Mexico. The system installed by Kyocera Solar covers a part of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Baja California (TMMBC) facility’s parking area and will help the firm cut its carbon emissions by more than 28 tons every […]