Monthly Archive: June 2016

The Anatomy of a Geyser and how it Works

This is post 3 of 8 in the series “Solar Geyser Starter Guide” The electric geyser is such a natural part of the home that South Africans rarely think about it. We only really notice it when there’s no hot water, and we unwillingly accept the fact that it pushes the electricity bill higher than …

Flat-Plate Solar Water Heating Collectors

This is post 2 of 8 in the series “Solar Geyser Starter Guide” Solar water heating isn’t something new in South Africa. In fact, it’s one of the first steps people take towards transforming their homes into a more energy efficient setting. As all South Africans know by now, the geyser takes an immense amount …

Introduction to Energy Efficient Geysers

This is post 1 of 8 in the series “Solar Geyser Starter Guide” Energy Efficient Geysers are becoming more popular among South African home owners, because they fix the problem of high electricity bills. Interestingly enough, using the sun to heat water has been around for quite some time. In fact, it’s a technology that …

Solar Battery – The Stylish Lithium Option

On your road to implementing a solar power system to your home in sunny South Africa, you’ll come across many lithium solar battery options. It’s even a little overwhelming when you’re a newbie, because the options are so extensive. To make it a little easier, here is a basic guide to lithium batteries and what …

Solar batteries – What makes AGM Great?

When you look at an AGM solar batteries, then you’re in search of a battery that doesn’t require any maintenance. It’s a self-serving storage unit for the solar power collected through panels and it’s undoubtedly one of the stronger classes among lead acid deep cycle batteries. In this article we’ll look at why this battery …

How Plants Inspire Solar Technology

It’s hard to believe that something as simple as a plant can undergo incredibly complex phases. At school we learned about these processes, but we never really took the time to think how incredible they are. In this case, the complex process is photosynthesis, and till today people cannot mimic it. Of course there are …

Solar Power is Sexy

When the concept of fixating solar panels to the roof of a house first surfaced, it wasn’t exactly embraced with open arms. Even though home owners would feel better because they are making the necessary change towards a greener energy, the panels didn’t really complement the appearance of the home. For the greater good it’s …
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Canadian Solar 270W Poly (K) Transparent Double Glass Dymond
Victron Energy Lithium Battery 12V/90Ah – 1.1kWh – BMS
Epsolar Tracer 4215BN 40A MPPT Charge Controller – 12V/24V
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200L Direct EVT thermosiphon Solar geyser
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