Category: Solar


Off grid solar system – the key components

What to consider when considering an off grid solar system Living in Africa comes with a major benefit: we get a lot of sun! Using the sun to generate electricity through solar power is beneficial for the environment and your electricity bill. More and more businesses are investing in their own off grid solar system to enjoy

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Solar carports – a win win for commercial properties

How Solar Carports provide an Excellent Solution for Businesses in Africa In an era where sustainable energy solutions are crucial for mitigating climate change and reducing carbon emissions, businesses in Africa are increasingly turning to solar power as a reliable and environmentally friendly energy source. One innovative solution gaining traction is the installation of solar


US$10 Million Debt Funding Secured

A responsAbility managed climate fund commits USD 10 million of secured debt for solar energy projects in South Africa A responsAbility Investments AG managed climate fund is investing USD 10 million into Jaguar New Energies (JNE) B.V. to finance a portfolio of solar installations to commercial and industrial (C&I) off-takers in South Africa implemented by


New finance model enhances access to Solar Energy

Power purchasing agreements – the way forward for commercial and industrial organisations to access reliable energy Driven by the need to address the climate crisis, a reset of the entire energy sector is currently underway as the world lessens its dependence on traditional coal-based power and shifts towards renewable energy. However, access to capital has


Solar energy, an A – Z The basic terms relating to solar energy ( Part 1 )

Solar energy, an A – Z  – Part 1 Solar energy is rapidly increasing in use, proving a cleaner alterative to fossil fuel-based power. However, many people still feel that they need to understand it better. We have put together a short A – Z, covering some of the main concepts related to solar energy


Transparent solar panels – future or fiction?

Are transparent solar panels the way forward? If you heard the phrase transparent solar panels, you would not be alone questioning whether these are too good to be true. However, with new technologies developing exponentially in today’s times, nothing should be dismissed immediately. University researchers in USA have been working on the technology that would


Types of solar panels

A brief overview of the types of solar panels available today Solar energy is top of mind across Africa at the moment as the continent shifts towards renewable energy. Solar power is one of the most pervasive and accessible forms of clean energy. Many business and homes are able to leverage this energy source that


Solar tracking systems, a rising trend

What you need to know about solar tracking systems The best commercial and industrial solar systems are custom designed to meet the needs of your business and make best use of the land or roof space that you have available. New Southern Energy conducts a thorough assessment and careful development prior to designing a new


Community solar – your questions answered

A brief explanation of community solar What is community solar? As much as it would be great to have solar panels on every single roof in the country or in every open land space next to industrial buildings, in reality, that is unfortunately not possible. However, in some countries overseas, such as America, a new