“Broadreach understands that real assets cannot just be
managed from behind a desk.”

Some examples of our projects

  • SUMMERLEY COURT

    SUMMERLEY COURT

    Summerley Court wanted to reduce their carbon footprint, and also provide savings on electricity costs to its residents.  Broadreach built, owns and operates a solar PV system for them that achieves these goals

    Technology: Flush mounted rooftop polycrystalline Jinko panels with SolarEdge inverters

    Size: 76kWp

    Offtaker: Summerley Court luxury retirement apartments

  • MON DON  ESTATE

    MON DON ESTATE

    Mon Don Estate needed to reduce their carbon footprint to meet their customers' sustainability requirements. Broadreach, together with its EPC partner, installed a PV system and simplified the farm's overall electrical infrastructure with a simple interconnection solution.

    Technology: Flush-mounted rooftop polycrystalline Canadian Solar panels with SMA string inverters

    Size: 78kWp

    Customer: Mon Don Estate fruit farm, packhouse and cold storage

  • MOMENTOUS SOLAR ONE

    MOMENTOUS SOLAR ONE

    Broadreach originated and advised Mergence Asset Management on the successful acquisition of a 70% stake in Momentous Solar One, a 6MWp solar PV plant outside Keetmanshoop, Namibia. In addition to working closely with the Mergence team, Broadreach also has an opportunity to acquire up to 14% in the project, which it is currently implementing.

    Technology: Ground-mounted, single-axis trackers, with Canadian Solar panels, Sungrow inverters and ABB transformers

    Size: 6.006MWp

    Offtaker: Nampower

  • GIBA INDUSTRIAL PARK

    GIBA INDUSTRIAL PARK

    Giba wanted to reduce their electricity bills and exposure to municipal price escalations, whilst achieving their "green" ambitions. Broadreach provided the solution.

    Technology: Fixed-tilt, roof mounted polycrystalline Canadian Solar panels with SolarEdge inverters

    Size: 150kWp

    Customer: Giba Gorge industrial park

  •   MBEKWENI SHOPPING CENTRE

    MBEKWENI SHOPPING CENTRE

    The developers of Mbekweni Shopping Centre had a problem – they couldn’t obtain a large enough municipal electricity supply to allow their project to proceed.  Broadreach solved their problem by integrating solar PV with an advanced power management system - at the same time saving them money and reducing their CO2 footprint.

    Technology: Flush mounted rooftop polycrystalline JA Solar panels with Ingeteam inverters

    Size: 210kWp 

    Offtaker: Boxer Supermarket (as anchor tenant), plus line stores

  •   ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECTS

    ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECTS

    Broadreach recently entered into a joint venture with Energyworx (www.energyworxsa.com), to invest in their roll-out of energy efficiency projects. These projects involve retrofitting clients’ premises with energy efficient technology, on the basis that Broadreach shares in the resultant savings with the client.

    Technology: LED lighting, efficient airconditioning, power management systems, heat exchangers

    Clients: Initially 7 retail stores (Spar and Pick ‘n Pay franchisees), with further roll-out under way

  • SOUTHERN FARMS

    SOUTHERN FARMS

    Broadreach worked with Southern Farms over a lengthy period to tailor a renewable energy solution to their needs, and to obtain the necessary approvals from Eskom to connect the system. Early in 2020 the approvals were obtained, and the project commenced. In order to provide Southern Farms with a load-shedding solution, the solar system is integrated with on-site diesel generators into a hybrid system.

    Technology: Combination rooftop and ground-mounted polycrystalline Canadian Solar panels with SolarEdge string inverters

    Size: 518 kWp

    Customer: Southern Farms

  • LESEDI

    LESEDI

    Lesedi is a large, specialist power engineering firm, with whom Broadreach have an ongoing relationship.  When Lesedi wanted to install a grid-tied solar system at head office in Century City, Cape Town, Broadreach were able to provide them with a fully wrapped technical and financial solution.

    Technology: Flush-mounted rooftop polycrystalline Canadian Solar panels with SolarEdge string inverters

    Size: 130kWp

    Customer: Lesedi Nuclear Services

  •  3 x 5MW SMALL REIPPP PROJECTS

    3 x 5MW SMALL REIPPP PROJECTS

    Broadreach was a 50% member of the consortium that was awarded preferred bidder status for three 5MW AC solar PV projects (Steynsrus PV1 and 2, and Heuningspruit PV1) in Round 1 of the Small REIPPP program. After the REIPPP process stalled, Broadreach disposed of its shares in the projects to another consortium member. Broadreach retains a residual interest should the projects reach financial close.

    Technology:

    Size: 3 x 5MW AC

    Customer: Eskom

  • COEGA SOLAR PV

    COEGA SOLAR PV

    During 2016 and 2017, Broadreach partnered with Rhino Energy and Clean Energy Africa to develop a 10.6MWp solar PV project situated in the Coega industrial development zone. After assisting in bringing the project to bankability, Broadreach successfully exited from its participation in the development early in 2018.

    Technology: Ground-mounted, single-axis PiA Solar tracking system, with Trina Solar polycrystalline panels and SMA string inverters

    Size:10.6MWp

    Customer: PowerX