Solar Geyser FAQ How soon can I pay back my Green Power solar water heating system through my electricity savings? Every client is unique with different energy consumption habits and water usage. Eskom claims that your water geyser consumes about 40 to 60% of your…

All About Solar Power – Information and Facts Contents Solar Power In General How Do Photovoltaic Cells Work Advantages of Solar Power Disadvantages of Solar Power Solar Equipment For The Home a. Types Of Solar Panels Available b. Solar Regulators c. Solar Inverters d. Batteries…

Affordable Solar Power Systems: The Secret that Can Save You a Large Portion of Your Electricity Bill Electricity prices are increasing exponentially, especially in South Africa where Eskom’s average annual price increase is 16% (Eskom Tariffs). Utility companies know that everybody needs power, electricity is…

Battery and Phone Chargers: What You Can Use Solar Power For Solar chargers convert the sun’s energy into DC current in order to charge batteries.  They can be mounted to a fixed structure or portable.  When mounted to a fixed structure they are generally referred…

Photovoltaic Solar Panel Types and Technologies Most crystalline silicon technologies (Mono or Poly crystalline) yield similar results, with high durability and long life. Twenty-five-year warranties are common for crystalline silicon solar panels. Monocrystalline tends to be slightly smaller in size per watt of power output,…

Solar Panels: Different Types, Electricity Storage and Cost Types of electric solar panels Solar panels are made up of varying numbers of solar cells, also called photovoltaic cells, which convert the sun’s energy into storable electricity by means of semiconductors, using the photovoltaic effect.  These…

Solar Panels For Sale In South Africa This is a guide to the different types of solar panels and cells available in South Africa. A price list has also been provided. Types Of Solar Panels Mono-crystalline Solar Panels Mono-crystalline Solar Panels are very efficient, even…

Solar Power Systems for your Home Many people believe that home solar power systems will eventually replace fossil-fuel based energy sources as the way that most people power their homes. This free and never-ending way to create energy is a much better way to create…

Solar Power and Solar Irradiation in South Africa South Africa has been a little slow to begin developing its potential for solar power generation, but solar power is now beginning to increase in importance in this country’s economy and electricity supply strategy.  One of the…

General Solar Power Information Solar Energy Basics Written by Heidi Oosthuizen Solar energy isn’t new.  Even the Romans and the Greeks used mirrors to concentrate the sun’s energy.  South Africa has so much sunlight that millions of householders could install solar panels on their rooftops…

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