In a bold move towards sustainability and energy independence, the Platinum Junction Business Park has recently completed the installation and commissioning of a state-of-the-art Solar PV system. This initiative, spearheaded by the Business Park committee and endorsed by its owners, marks a significant milestone in the journey towards a greener future for the industrial and office complex located near Century City in Cape Town.

The Solar PV system, which was meticulously planned and executed by renowned electrical engineers PV Consult and solar contractor Dorman Projects, officially went live on 21st December 2023. Since then, it has been actively generating clean and renewable electricity to power the various businesses operating within the complex.

One of the standout features of this project is its multifaceted approach towards sustainability and financial viability. Not only does the Solar PV system contribute to reducing the carbon footprint of the Business Park, but it also serves as a source of revenue generation.

The funds generated from the sale of electricity to the occupiers within the complex, as well as the surplus power sold back into the grid to the City of Cape Town, are reinvested into the complex's body corporate for the ongoing improvement and maintenance of the facilities. This innovative approach ensures that the benefits of the Solar PV initiative extend beyond environmental stewardship to tangible financial gains for all stakeholders involved.

The Platinum Junction Business Park has long been regarded as a prime location for SME businesses seeking light industrial premises or affordable offices near Century City, Milnerton, and Montague Gardens. Its strategic location, coupled with its commitment to sustainability and innovation, makes it an attractive choice for businesses looking to reduce their environmental impact while enjoying the benefits of a well-maintained and forward-thinking business complex.

With the successful implementation of the Solar PV system, the Platinum Junction Business Park sets a precedent for other industrial and office complexes in the region to follow suit. By embracing renewable energy solutions and adopting a proactive approach towards sustainability, businesses can not only reduce their carbon footprint but also unlock new avenues for financial growth and community development.

As the global focus on sustainability continues to intensify, initiatives like the Solar PV installation at Platinum Junction Business Park serve as shining examples of how businesses can lead the way towards a brighter and more sustainable future for all.

For a more information on Platinum Junction Business Park and commercial (light industrial and office) premises that become available from time to time, get in touch with Safcom Properties.