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Clearline fusion Launches in South Africa

Viridian Solar and Marley Roofing Announce new Partnership

February 2022

Marley Roofing - roof integrated solar in South Africa

Viridian Solar is pleased to announce a new partnership with Marley Roofing in which the tile and roofing systems specialist is appointed as the exclusive distributor of Clearline fusion roof integrated solar PV systems in South Africa.

Clearline fusion PV panels will be sold as the Marley Viridian Clearline solar panel and a launch event to introduce South African roofing contractors to the product has been announced for 7th February with a similar event aimed at Architects the following day.

With more than 65 years of roofing expertise and heritage in the South African roofing market, Marley Roofing offers a wide range of products including concrete interlocking roof tiles, clay tiles, fibre cement slates and sheets and associated roofing accessories such as underlays and fixings. Marley Roofing already has experience of solar roofing having already launched a solar tile, the Marley SolteQ to the South African market.

Previously a part of Etex, since July 2020 Marley Roofing has been wholly owned by Kutana Group which holds investments within media and telecommunications, food services, property, financial services, and industrial manufacturing sectors.

Jamie Berryman, CSO at Viridian Solar commented:

" We are delighted to announce our first partner for Clearline fusion on the continent of Africa, where Clearline fusion will become the first full panel roof-integrated system to be offered in South Africa. We are pleased to have found such a long-established and highly-respected company as Marley Roofing to work alongside and grow the market for integrated solar roofs in South Africa. "

Nathan Rickinson: CEO Marley Roofing SA and Namibia added:

"We are pleased to join forces with Viridian Solar, the opportunity to exclusively provide the Viridian suite of solar products represents a critical step in our desire to offer aesthetically beautiful and high quality roofing solutions."