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Investec Pilots Plan for Customers to Fit Homes With Solar Power

  • Lender wants South African clients to lower carbon footprint
  • Customers will be able to link repayments to mortgages
Photo voltaic solar panels stand at a solar farm
Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

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Investec Ltd. is planning funding for private-banking clients in South Africa to install solar power at home in an effort to help its customer base lower its carbon footprint while at the same time avoiding the country’s recurrent power cuts.