DPA partners Huawei to deploy hybrid solar solutions in Africa

Econet’s renewable energy subsidiary, Distributed Power Africa (DPA), has announced a partnership with Huawei Smart Energy to deliver Smart Energy Fusion solutions to be used to deploy hybrid solar solutions for the Africa market, BusinessMail has learnt.

DPA and Huawei under this agreement will roll out the Smart Energy Fusion product in Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa and Kenya and the solution is said to ensure up to 30% more energy, reduce costs for customers as well as a stable power supply.

DPA CEO Norman Moyo announced that innovative partnerships that the company engages in are to bring smart systems in markets.

“We are always looking to work with innovative partners like Huawei to bring smart systems and deliver best fit energy solutions to meet the energy needs in our markets,” says DPA CEO, Norman Moyo.

The Huawei Smart Energy Fusion product is designed with string battery technology that is scalable from 5kW to 30kW on every stack, giving customers flexible investment. It can be installed with or without solar panels and connected to either grid or generator to supply optimum power.

The partnership therefore brings customers convenience at a low cost to their daily business and lives.

This deal comes at the right time for especially after having put forward a National Renewable Energy Policy last year with the aims have 16.5% of the total generation capacity from renewable sources by 2025 as well as attracting investors.

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