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Efficiency of solar panels – An outline

Considering the increasing costs of electricity and the shortage thereof, many people are considering solar. This is even more so in countries like South Africa with electricity shortages. Additionally, solar power is good for the environment. Therefore, understanding the efficiency of solar panels is key. Do your research. Know the facts. This article gives a

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Solar resources – A basic overview

Solar resources Given South Africa’s electricity crisis, many people are turning to solar resources as a solution. Solar is becoming increasingly popular for many reasons. Solar power is a 100% clean, renewable energy source. Solar resources reduce our reliance on oil, coal and natural gas for electricity production. These fossil fuels produce harmful emissions that

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How to save energy at home

Ways to save energy Given South Africa’s energy crisis, many people are wondering how to save energy. Be it in their homes of offices, this is a real concern. Energy prices in Africa are high. 2020 has been a difficult year. Saving electricity is a good way to reduce monthly expenses.  Additionally, it helps prevent

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Solar panelling, an introduction

Giving the rising costs of electricity, many people are considering solar energy. This is an excellent way to lower your electricity costs. It will increase your independence. Additionally, it is good for the environment. Understanding solar panelling will help you find a solution. How it work? In short, solar panelling consists of an array of

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Off grid solar system – What, how and why

An off-grid solar system is not connected to the electricity grid. It uses battery storage. These systems must be designed correctly to generate enough power throughout the year. They must also have the right battery capacity to meet your property demands. With battery costs reducing, off grid systems are becoming increasingly popular. An off-grid solar

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Rooftop Solar: Is it a good investment?

Are you thinking of investing in rooftop solar? This is becoming more popular as an energy source. This lessens your dependence on the national grid by using sun power captured by solar panels on your roof. You can power your home or business. You’ll save money and help the environment. Previously, rooftop solar for your

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How to connect solar panels – the basics

Solar panels are an effective way to reduce your electricity costs This blog post gives a brief introduction on how to connect solar panels with an easy 6 step guide. Solar power is becoming increasingly popular as a reliable and cleaner energy source for homes. Pool solar panels are particularly popular for those who wish

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Battery Powered Solar Panels: How do they work?

When connected correctly and efficiently, battery powered solar panels are a great way to save money and electricity as well as power your home. A battery system, also know as an energy storage system, is very beneficial especially if you want more onsite energy. Battery powered solar panels can also be used to save energy

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Inverters: All You Need To Know

Solar inverters are the brains of the plant controlling electrical feed from the panels and charging the batteries. An inverter is a valuable machine to own as it converts direct current into alternating current. Why is this important? In the event of loss of power, or in South Africa, load shedding, an inverter is extremely

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Energy Storage in Africa, The Ins & Outs

Energy storage is the reserving of energy produced at one time for use at a later stage. Since the beginning of time, man has sought ways in which to store energy. Energy storage, especially in Africa, is now more important than ever. This is because the balance between supply and demand is not in sync. However,

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