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Off-Grid Solar Power

For everyone who wants to know what real independence feels like, an off-grid solar power system just might be your ideal setup. Of course, it’s not something you decide overnight. But the idea of splitting ways with Eskom gets more appealing with every passing day. Even though this is the type of system people only …

Sizing your solar system

This is post 7 of 12 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” Finding the right solar power system for you. A few main things to determine the right solar power system: Determine is your Peak KW Power consumption at any given time Work out the Total KW/Hrs in a 24 Hr period? What type of system …

Complete Solar Power kits for homes

This is post 6 of 12 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” The Solar Panel kit is becoming more popular among consumers because they are convenient. They are easy to set up and easy to use. Plus, they make life a little easier as well. Who doesn’t want to be more independent from the power …

Off the Grid Guide – A Total Off the Grid Solar System

A complete off the grid solar system is the center of so many South African visions, because it represents independence. Granted, it’s not a great dream to seek detachment from a country, especially if it’s a country you love. But in this case it’s a necessary dream. The government has proven it’s inability to really …

Off the Grid Guide – Hybrid Solar System

A hybrid solar system is pretty much the same thing as getting off the grid, but it utilizes different types of power resources. Not all of these resources necessarily have to be renewable, as you’ll see in a moment, but the point is that you don’t have any dependency on the Eskom grid. So, the …

How to buy the right Off Grid Solar System

This is post 4 of 12 in the series “Solar Power Starter Guide” Are you looking to become electricity independent and need help choosing the right Off Grid Solar System? What people have to realize is that getting off the grid with solar power doesn’t always happen overnight. For many, it’s a process that usually starts …

Off the Grid Guide: Grid Tied Solar Systems

Grid tied solar systems can be considered your first steps towards getting off the grid completely. As mentioned in the introduction of this guide, it doesn’t have to happen over night. The great thing about solar power is that you can always add more as your budget allows it. In fact, there are some benefits …

Off the Grid Guide – Collectors for Off the Grid Solar Systems

At SolarAdvice you’ll find several articles about solar collectors, ranging between the ever popular monocrystalline panels to the thin film designs that are typically worked into everyday life. We’ve even covered a few articles on upcoming technology. For example, panels that charge when it rains and the first solar plane to fly around the world. …

Getting off the grid – Choosing a Solar PV System

Switching to a Solar PV system lifestyle can vary between minor and major changes. You can even can go big and disappear from the grid if you want to. But going big isn’t exactly something you take on overnight. Despite the price decrease on Solar PV panels, and the equipment that comes with it, it’s still …

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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