Solar Water Heaters at Nelson Mandela University
Located in Arusha, Tanzania, the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM AIST-Arusha) is one in a network of Pan-African Institutes of Science and Technology located across the continent. These institutes, which are the brainchild of Nelson Mandela, envision to train and to develop the next generation of African scientists and engineers.
Pension Property Limited, the company which is made up of the National Social Security Fund NSSF, the PPF pension funds and the Local Authorities Pensions Fund LAPF, awarded Rex Investment Ltd with a supply and install contract for solar water heaters. All hostels are being supplied with an uninterrupted supply of hot water as Rex Investment Ltd equips the houses with solar water heaters, designed to produce a total of 6600 liters of hot water each day. Work started on November 14, 2011.
Barclays Bank launches Employee Solar Scheme with Rex
Barclays Bank recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rex Investment Limited, Tanzania’s leading solar energy contractors since the year 2000, to support their staff for the installation of solar power systems at their homes. The Company agreed to extend to eligible Barclays employees a purchase agreement for solar home systems on credit basis for installation at their urban or rural households. This ensures constant power supply regardless of power failures or rationing and it greatly enhances the value of property for home owners.
Rex donates solar system to Kerege orphanage
Rex Investment Ltd. has donated a solar energy system to Kerege Orphanage and launched it on Saturday, March 28, on Earth Hour 2009 global initiative together with WWF.
The donation aims at demonstrating both the company’s local social commitment and its concern on global climate change, and at raising awareness on alternative and eco-friendly power solutions.