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Everything You Need to Know About Installing Solar

Are you looking into installing solar for a more reliable electricity supply? Here are the most important things you need to know about solar in South Africa.

You are not alone if you are considering going off the grid. Eskom is not in a good shape, and load shedding has become part of our daily world. The electricity grid is struggling to handle even its current load, making solar an important option in electricity markets. Read the rest

How to Choose the Right Inverter

Your choice of inverter battery is vital. To get as many backup hours as possible, it’s important to choose the right inverter.

Step-By-Step Guide to Choosing the Right Inverter

The power has gone off again. What do you do? The power grid is ruthless and continues to disrupt our lives.

There is hope, however, in the form of inverters and the batteries that power them. Read the rest

What is the Best Battery for Solar Storage?

How to Choose the Best Battery for Solar Storage

Are you thinking of going off the grid and using solar installations? The big question is where to start your search for the right battery. Comparing quotes and different battery technology can be confusing, to say the least.

We ensure that all our solar batteries meet the highest standard of safety requirements.

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How Can I Protect My Electronics with Surge Protection?

You might discover that your electronics are not working after load shedding or an electrical storm. They were working before the storm or blackout. What went wrong?

Did you know that electrical surges short the circuit of electronic equipment instantly? Electronic devices are vulnerable when plugged into the wall. They degrade due to surges.

Some might not be immediate, as this can occur over time. Read the rest

Can Solar Power Help Solve the South African Energy Crisis?

South Africa is struggling under power crises such as load shedding, overloaded power utilities, and wet coal. Could solar power be the answer?

Load shedding has become part and parcel of South Africa’s way of life. What is the solution to the power utility crisis? More and more South Africans are finding alternative ways of powering their world with alternate access to electricity. Read the rest

4 Smart Ways to Keep Your Business Going During Load Shedding

The most efficient method for keeping abreast of load shedding in South Africa is to know your schedule. Being forewarned is being forearmed.

1. Get to Know Your Schedule.

Go one step smarter and get schedules of other areas in South Africa if you are a business owner. There are many user-friendly apps that are available to assist. Find out about load shedding from areas where you get your deliveries or stock and always be on top of your game. Read the rest

What Backup Power Solutions Can Power My TV, Kettle, and Other Devices?

Ever tried to plug a kettle into a UPS and have the power cut off? Find out what your UPS can and can’t handle in a South African household.

Will All My Appliances Work 100% Off My UPS Unit?

The quick answer to this pressing question is yes. You can work most of your appliances off your uninterrupted power source unit as long as the load placed on the unit falls within its capacity. Read the rest

Which UPS is Best for Home? Your Guide to Choosing a UPS

UPS systems come in different designs and use different methods to support varying backup loads. Find out which one is best for your home here.

Choosing the Right UPS for Your Home.

The reality we face is a world where load shedding happens almost daily. An uninterruptible power supply is one of the best investments you can make in a world where many of us work and function online. Read the rest

How to Protect Your Electronics During Outages

Are you worried about how load-shedding and power surges can damage your electronics? Here’s how you can protect them.

You can easily protect your sensitive electronic equipment from being damaged. Surges are guilty of zapping your electrical appliances and sensitive electronics. You can now avoid damaging your electronics by applying a couple of smart steps. We tell you how simple the process is. Read the rest

Your Ultimate Load Shedding Survival Kit

Do you wish you had a survival kit when the lights go out? Here’s our ultimate guide.

The lights have gone out – again – and you are wondering how you could make this better? Are you sick and tired of searching for the candles and dying for a cup of tea, but everything works off electricity? It is time to get smart, think outside the box, and compile a clever DIY load shedding survival kit.

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