Montego Pet Nutrition, Graaff-Reinet

280kWp, BJK Store solar installation


Manufacturers of Double “O” soft drinks, Lansdowne Bottling Plant (originally known as Marshall Bros), was established in the Western Cape by the Patel family in 1934. Since 1971 Double "O" and Coo-ee have both been bottled under one roof. With the installation of a high speed filling line in 2008 the company has remained efficient in being able to supply to the ever increasing demand for their product. In 2009 their premises were extended with an all new factory covering a floor area of over 13 000 square metres, with the plant and warehouse exceeding 20 000 square metres.

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Montego Pet Nutrition invests R22 million in solar energy efficiency

By SPVSolar | 10th June 2019

Montego Pet Nutrition invests R22 million in solar energy efficiency Graaff-Reinet – Montego Pet Nutrition recently completed a R22 million solar plant project at its Graaff-Reinet based production facility, which is set to reduce its annual electricity demand by 1.4 million kWh – enough to generate power for nearly 120 households at an average consumption of 1000…

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Local Beverage Company’s Switch To Solar

By SPVSolar | 6th February 2017
lansdowne Bottling co

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Cape Town MEC Visits Local Solar Initiative

By SPVSolar | 6th February 2017

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