Solar glass maker ClearVue enters African market

Peaked roof made using ClearVue's patented Solar Glass Panels
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Australian solar glass maker ClearVue Technologies is entering the African market by appointing Concept Business Group in South Africa as a new distributor.

Under the five-year agreement, Concept Business Group secures exclusive distribution rights for ClearVuePV solar integrated glass units (IGUs) in South Africa, Botswana and Lesotho and non-exclusive rights to distribute to other African territories.

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This agreement aligns with South Africa’s incentives to help businesses contribute to a more sustainable energy future and transition to renewable solutions, as part of government-backed programs to address their challenging energy grid.

ClearVue global CEO Martin Deil said, “The market opportunity in Africa is immense as the region looks for solutions to enhance their existing energy infrastructure. South Africa in particular faces significant challenges with its energy grid.

“Our solar glazing technology provides building owners a tangible path to net zero by improving the thermal performance of windows which reduces heating and cooling energy demands and costs, and by providing clean energy onsite.

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“Importantly, our products are easily integrated into existing manufacturing capability, with no modifications to industry-standard glazing production lines with minimal impacts on production time.

“With our solar glazing technology, companies can also take advantage of South African government incentives to help businesses make the transition to renewables.”

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