Mass solar water heater (SWH) rollout support for Cape Town

To increase the sale of SWHs in the mid-high income residential sector in Cape Town.

The project developed and launched a mass residential solar water heater programme in Cape Town, facilitated by the municipality. In November 2013, the programme was launched and is the first of its kind in the country. The work included developing motivations for political, legal, technical and financial departments within the city, development of detailed and watertight SWH service provider application, accreditation and delisting processes, designing a communications campaign and supporting the implementation thereof.

Donor: Energy and Environment Partnership (EEP)
Project timeframe: 2011 - 2013

Project manager: Andrew Janisch