Industrial & Production Plant

MAN, Pinetown

Additional value

Client converts production entirely to renewable energy and achieves carbon-neutral factory operation

Individual services

Plant Optimization including Concept, Planning Tender Process and Acceptance of a PV Plant and Switschgear


MAN Truck & Bus AG, Pinetown


Pinetown, South Africa

Project duration

January 2014 – January 2015

Area of photovoltaic system

6,300 m²

Output of PV system

580 kWp

Total energy saving achieved

20 %

Truck and bus manufacturer MAN is optimizing its factory in Pinetown, South Africa. Drees & Sommer is supporting the company with a range of measures, including the planning and realization of the country’s third-largest roof-mounted photovoltaic (PV) system. As a result, MAN has cut its energy demand by some 20 percent.