Salomon Senekal High School | 32.18 kW | Viljoenskroon, South Africa

Generating Solar Power

About this project

Salomon Senekal High School is the community high school in the farming town of Viljoenskroon, home to approximately 500 learners.

Viljoenskroon is the first town to get its community buildings solar powered through the Sun Exchange, and marks the first of a series of projects in South Africa’s Northern Free State, a landlocked province with vast open lands that are the heart of the country's corn industry.

Impact and benefits

Community leaders in the town reached out to Sun Exchange to take electricity service delivery into their own hands, to get their schools and retirement homes solar powered at no upfront costs, to reduce their ever increasing electricity bills and become more energy self sufficient.

Purchasing solar cells for this project means you’ll be a clean energy generator, earning a rental income for a period of 20 years, whilst supporting the provinces aspirations of having a sustainable energy supply, starting with the highest social impact sector - education.

You can also opt to donate a portion of your rental income to the ‘Overberg Fire Protection Association’ that works to educate and implement fire prevention strategies.

Are you connected to the sun?

Easily buy solar cells, make a positive impact and earn income generating clean energy

63,564.92 kWh

Energy generated

Forecast: 93,214.00 kWh

65,471.87 kg CO2

Carbon reduced

2 years

Generating power


Solar cells connected


Members generating

Estimate earnings and impact

Match: 90.00 ZAR
Match: 6.590 kWh
1st year income rate per kWh (Gross)
9.58 ZAR
1st year income for cells (Gross)*
287.90 ZAR
Total 20 year income for cells (Net)*
* Estimate
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