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East African Data Centres rolls out $1.2Million solar investment

East Africa Data Centre (EADC) Asset Company has finalized a $1.2Million investment in design, installation, and maintenance of commercial and industrial solar systems conducted jointly with Distributed Power Africa (DPA) and Mettle Solar.

EADC is a subsidiary of Liquid Telecom and is Kenya as well as Africa’s first and largest network of an interconnected, carrier, and cloud-neutral data center facilities. It is part of Africa Data Centres, a chain of data centers spread across Africa with hubs in Johannesburg, Kigali, Nairobi and Harare.

DPA AND Mettle Solar’s partnership seeks to provide solutions to industries in Africa looking to meet their technical and financial challenges while investing in renewable energy. The solar plant will enable EADC to significantly lower their overall energy costs whilst at the same time reducing their carbon footprint.

“We are excited to have a DFI-backed company like Mettle, as a co-investor alongside DPA. With sub-Sahara Africa experiencing …