Monthly Archive: May 2016

Can I Sell Electricity in South Africa?

The surge to go green in several European countries and America came about in 2010, when a Feed-In Tariff was introduced. This meant that people who generated excess electricity through renewable sources, such as solar power, could actually make money. Unfortunately the same cannot be said for South Africa. At the moment the only place …

The Basic Components of a Solar Panel System

The whole idea of switching to a solar panel system becomes more lucrative by the day. Even though load shedding in South Africa has subsided and consistent power is back on track, it comes with a different price. In order to sustain the constant power people are forced to fork out more money at every …

Solar panels for home energy

When you think about Solar panels for home energy you think of¬†obvious factors like clouds and darkness. These elements are being overcome in several ways, such as the new solar technology that can possibly create electricity when it rains. There is another technology making waves. Just like cellphones and computers are constantly enjoying upgrades, the …

Getting Off the Grid With Tesla Powerwall

The popular Tesla Powerwall battery has finally made it’s way to the shores of South Africa and as the world gradually makes the changes towards renewable energy, the search for ways to save money never stops. With the investment of solar panels it’s not just about using sustainable and clean energy, it’s also about gaining …

Do LED Bulbs Really Help You Save?

In 2011 South Africa banned the import of incandescent lights, and the aim is to phase them out completely in 2016. Eventually South Africans are going to have to choose between CFLs (compact fluorescents), halogens and of course, LED. Unfortunately the switch towards a more efficient light bulb is harder than the government anticipated. This …

Getting Off the Power Grid – Cost and Options

Alternative energy means different things to different people. For some it’s a question of putting less strain on natural resources, while others see it as a way to save money in the long run. This means there isn’t a one-fits-all package you can use, because the home you live in, the typical weather circumstances and …
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