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SolarConnect in the National News

The national power grid has been hitting the headlines recently, when South Africa was plunged into the Dark Ages for almost two weeks. While we’ve seen a reprieve from load shedding for the time being, news from the top is that we’re not out of the woods yet. 

Renewable Energy and Your Health

We all know that living in a clean and hygienic home that doesn't make us sick is very important. Unfortunately, we aren't treating Planet Earth with the same consideration! This infographic by the Climate Reality Project shows exactly how fossil vs renewable energy can impact our health.

How China Can Boost Solar Energy In Africa

Many people around the world, in both urban and rural communities, struggle to break out of the cycle of poverty. One of the reasons is a lack of electricity. A staggering 600 million people in Africa are without reliable, affordable electricity.

Solar power has been in a constant state of innovation, with new advances in solar panel technology announced almost every week. Throughout 2017, there were milestones in solar efficiency, solar energy storage, wearable solar technology and solar design tech.

5 Things To Know About Off-Grid Power Systems

South Africans have been at the mercy of Eskom and municipal electricity for nearly a full century. Rising costs of power, mismanagement of the infrastructure and less bang for your buck every year - how time flies when you’re having fun!

South Africans are becoming more familiar with the global shift towards alternative forms of energy. We’re all pretty sick of rising electricity costs, the constant looming spectre of load shedding, and an increasingly compromised infrastructure.

Will a Solar Installation Work On MY Roof?

Here in South Africa, some things are pretty certain: greedy politicians, bad roads, inconsistent sports teams - and an unreliable and expensive electrical grid system. Another thing we can be sure of – lots and lots of lovely sunshine.

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