How do I know what solar battery to purchase?

What is a battery? A battery is a container, which consists of one or more cells, in which chemical energy is converted into electricity and used as a source of power. This chemical reaction creates a flow of electrons in a circuit. All batteries are made up of three basic components: an anode (the negative... Continue Reading →

How do I know where to position solar panels on my roof?

The amount of solar energy that the earth receives on a daily basis is far more than the total energy than what we need – as a matter of fact – almost 6 000 times more. The sun is a powerful source of energy. The picture below indicates the size of the sun compared to... Continue Reading →

Commercial financing options for solar electricity

Overview South Africa has an abundance in natural resources like the sun and wind compared to many other counties around the world. Making South Africa the ideal business opportunity to invest in renewable energy, in order to exploit cutting edge technology to give your business a competitive price advantage over your competitors. Eskom has the... Continue Reading →

The Lack of legal frameworks for Renewable energy in South Africa

South Africa has benefited for decades from an abundant and cost effective energy supply primarily sourced from coal-fired plants. Electricity generation in South Africa has been dominated by the state-owned enterprise Eskom, who owns and operates the national electricity grid. Eskom currently holds the monopoly in the energy market as it supplies about ninety five percent... Continue Reading →

The State of the Nation address 2016: Is the 2016 plan enough to keep the lights on?

The State of the Nation address 2016 (SONA 2016) commenced with more drama than most TV shows, but looking past this, it is important that we understand President Zuma’s speech. This speech not only marks the opening of Parliament for the year, it also highlights the industries that government plans to focus on for the... Continue Reading →

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