Category: Renewable Energy Insights

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Solar energy technology explained

A compact introduction to solar energy technology The growth of solar energy technology in South Africa continues. Naturally, being an environmentally-friendly solution, this technology is renewable. Additionally, with the country’s load shedding crisis, people want other options. Self-generating electricity has become popular. This way, people can live in a more sustainable way. Furthermore, there is

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Advantages and disadvantages of solar energy, a short explanation

The advantages and disadvantages of solar energy explained Given South Africa’s load-shedding crisis and the rising cost of electricity, many people are turning to solar. Our sunny climate makes this an obvious alternative. Additionally, it is better for the environment. Solar is renewable. It does not use fossil fuels. Save money. Go solar. The sun

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Solar panel sizes, a basic introduction

An overview of solar panel sizes and related aspects With rising electricity costs and unpredictable load-shedding, many people are moving to solar. Solar is a great way to tap into renewable resources. Solar is clean energy. Hence, it is renewable. Plus, it is cheaper in the long run. Save money. Go solar. Solar panel sizes

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Monocrystalline Panels, everything you need to know

An introduction to Monocrystalline Panels How they compare to Polycrystalline and which are best With electricity becoming more unstable in South Africa, many people are turning to renewables.  Renewable energy is harnessed from renewable resources. They are naturally replenished on a human timescale. Renewables include sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat. Additionally, they

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History of solar energy in South Africa

A brief overview of the history of solar energy in South Africa Many people wonder when solar energy started being used in the country. Where did it all start? How far has it come? Who is using it? This blog gives an overview of the history of solar energy in South Africa. The beginning The

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Grid tied solar system – A good solution

It is often assumed that going off-grid is a great solution to South Africa’s energy crisis. While this is not untrue, it is not the only way. There are other approaches. Going off-grid may sound good. However, it can mean that you are completely cut-off. Is a grid tied solar system worthwhile? A grid tied

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Solar cells – an overview

An increasing number of people are turning to solar energy for their homes and businesses. Solar decreases your dependence on electricity which is interrupted when there is load-shedding. It also saves you money in the long run. Additionally, solar is better for the environment. When considering the move to solar, there are two key choices. 

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Solar installation – what, how much and where

Solar installation Overview Why wait to join the many environmentally aware and economically savvy people who already use solar energy? Go solar. Save money. Become part of the world’s energy solution. Solar cheaper in the long run. It is considered one of the best alternate power sources. Additionally, it increases your independence during load-shedding. In

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Best solar panels – What you need to know

Every aspect of life needs electricity. However, South Africa is facing an electricity shortage. This is at crisis level. Load-shedding occurs frequently. Blackouts happen unexpectedly. As a result, people are turning to solar resources. Plus, solar energy is clean and cost effective. Using solar energy makes properties independent. It means businesses and homes can continue

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Solar farming – How does this work?

South Africa’s electricity crisis only affects trade and industry significantly. The country experiences regular blackouts. Load-shedding is a proactive way of reducing electricity load. Load-shedding is highly disruptive. It impacts businesses. Additionally, it impacts everyday community life. As a result, solar farming is becoming more popular. Solar power is the conversion of energy from sunlight

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