Tutorials for Solar PV and Power Back-up Systems RSS

Beginner level, Sizing -

With the ongoing load shedding, the energy price increases, the dropping costs for solar components and the need to do something about climate change, more and more homeowners in South Africa are looking to go solar. Here are the key steps to take to install the best PV system for your home:                                                         ...

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Beginner level, Finance, Medium level -

More and more South Africans are looking for alternatives to power their homes and businesses. In the long-term, the best thing to do is to invest in high-quality equipment that will last a long time and that doesn’t give you any headaches along the way. However, for many people, this large initial investment is often a stumbling block. One of the solutions for this can be a loan for your solar PV system. There are a growing number of financial mechanisms available that can finance your solar PV system. We have listed some of them below, please note there are several other financing options as well.

Please contact us if you are interested in one of the options below.

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Inverters, Medium level, Sizing -

     The ‘quick and dirty’ answer: As a very rough rule of thumb - same as your solar panel system; for a 6-kilowatt peak (kWp) system, you would need a 6-kW inverter.   Have a look at SunStore's Inverters: Click Here   A more precise answer: Solar inverters are one of the most important components of a solar panel system. They’re responsible for converting direct current (DC) electricity from your solar panels to alternating current (AC) electricity to power...

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installation questionnaire -

Dear customer, please fill in the questionnaire below which will allow us to send you a customised provisional quote:

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Beginner level, Medium level, Solar panels -

  Bifacial (“two-faced”) solar panels can capture solar power from both sides of the panel. Bifacial solar panels offer many advantages over traditional solar panels. Power can be produced from both sides of a bifacial module, increasing total energy generation. In general, more power can be generated from bifacial modules for the same area.   Traditional solar panels capture sunlight on one light-absorbing side, and light energy that cannot be captured is simply reflected away. This is not the case...

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