Category: Solar


Solar Panel Maintenance – What’s involved

Everything you need to know about solar panel maintenance Accelerated by rising energy costs, frequent electricity interruptions and the movement towards cleaner energy, businesses across the continent are moving to solar energy. From manufacturing, to agriculture, commercial, hospitality and other sectors, the solar revolution is enabling organisations to continue their operations while lowering carbon emissions.


New Southern Energy wins Business Excellence Award for Off-Grid Systems

Africa Rooftop Solar Congress Awards 2022 New Southern Energy has scooped the international Company of the Year, Business Excellence Award for Off-Grid Systems. The prestigious award was presented at the Africa Rooftop Solar Congress Awards 2022, hosted by First View and Solar Quarter, attended by role players, stakeholders and thought leaders across the industry from


Solar trends for 2022

As the solar revolution continues in South Arica, here are the top solar trends expected in the year ahead Between frequent load-shedding, rising electricity prices and slow recovery of the national power fleet, the country’s trade and industry sector has embraced the opportunity to pursue independence through solar energy. Additionally, the recently increased licence-exemption cap


Solar Power Financing – the way forward for solar

The power purchasing agreement – the next evolution in Solar Power Financing Amidst frequent disruptions to production caused by load-shedding, relentlessly rising electricity prices, a sunny climate and low confidence in the potential recovery of the national power fleet, the country’s commercial and industrial sector has embraced the opportunity to self-correct through solar energy. Solar


Microinverters vs String inverters, which are best?

Microinverters vs String inverters, the pros, and cons Inverters are one of the most important elements of any solar plant. Solar panels convert light to electrical direct current (DC) energy. However, the electrical power in your home or business is alternating current (AC). Inverters transform the energy that your solar system produces into energy you


How to save electricity this holiday

Saving electricity over the festive season The festive season is upon us. The holidays are a time of family and food, fond memories and festive cheer. However, we all know that this season can also be an expensive time, and you’d probably rather spend your money on gifts, family holidays, or outings. If you haven’t


Solar tracker – An excellent way to optimize efficiency

An overview of Solar Trackers There are many approaches to design and install a solar energy system for your property or business. If you are considering a ground-mounted installation, you may wish to consider a solar tracker system so that your panels follow the sun’s movement across the sky. In this way, your system can


Solar Fairy lights – are they worth it?

How to use the sun to power your solar fairy lights The most wonderful time of the year has arrived. It’s time to roll on the festive cheer, unravel your extension cords and string up those fairy lights. They may not look like much, but they do use electricity. If you plan on keeping your

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Solar geysers: An upward trend

A good overview of solar geysers Solar geysers are rapidly increasing in popularity. Drive past any new housing development and one will see geysers propped up all over roof tops. Technically, people have used solar energy to heat water for centuries. However, solar geysers have only become mass produced and commercially viable in the past


Solar lights, a great alternative

The ins and outs of solar lights Solar energy has many diverse applications. Additional to the traditional rooftop or ground mounted solar system installation, you can benefit from this form of renewable energy with solar lights that capture, store, and use the sun’s energy to light up your property. Solar lights – How do they

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