Projects

Welbedacht - Low Income, Energy Efficient Housing
Contact: Anton CartwrightPhone: +27 84 7803450Email: anton@carbon.org.za

Technologies: solar water heaters, CFL light bulbs, bioethanol gel stoves, photovoltaic panels

Project developer: PACE (NPO 055-238) and Project Preparation Trust

VERS: 86 tCO2 per annum

Project description: This project was originally designed by USAID to demonstrate appropriate energy efficient technologies in low-income households in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), South Africa. The project commenced in May 2006 and installations were completed by the end of September 2006. Carbon revenue generated by the project to date has been used in maintenance of the project technologies and increased the roll out of renewable energy to new households.