The Need for Solar Batteries

If you believe in all things green or have decided to go off the grid due to convenience, care and cost – whichever way you view the situation you are going to need a little knowledge on how solar batteries will work for you and your solar system.

Many home owners that are planning on installing a solar panel system don’t usually concern themselves with the many choices of solar batteries that are available. But there are many home owners as well as other solar energy users who are planning on installing a solar energy system that will be 100% off the grid or that at the very least, have emergency backup power. If this is the case you will most certainly need to learn a little about solar and be able to navigate your way around solar battery systems.

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Surge Protection

Nine Things You Should Know When Choosing Surge Protection

Because surge protection is an inexpensive way to protect your electrical equipment against power surges and dips, brown-outs and blackouts, everyone should think about being protected.

As their name implies, surge protection prevents voltage spikes from entering a device such as a computer or other electrical equipment and applications.

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UPS Sytems South Africa

UPS systems are useful tools for ensuring that there will always be a proper, continuous power supply performance at all times.

An uninterruptible power supply, also referred to as an uninterruptible power source, UPS or battery/flywheel backup, is an electrical device that offers alternative power to a load when the input power source or mains power goes pear-shaped.

Because UPS Systems in South Africa come in a variety of shapes, arrangements and sizes, you need to ensure that you choose the one that is just right for you and your electrical equipment.

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Voltage Stabilizers

What Exactly Is A Voltage Stabiliser And How Does It Work?

A Voltage Stabiliser is also referred to as an Automatic Voltage Stabiliser, AC Voltage Stabiliser or Voltage Regulator.

An Automatic Voltage Stabiliser has been created to automatically maintain a constant level of voltage so that your electrical equipment would be protected at all times against over-voltage, under-voltage as well as surges, leveling impulsive noise.


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Solar Batteries

Important Stuff You Need to Know About Battery Backup Systems


Granted an inexpensive power strip might do the job quite adequately to protect your computer or other equipment from power dips and hikes but it will not help when it comes to power outages and when your systems come to a halting crash.

There is important stuff you need to know about battery backup systems – something that everyone should know if they have experienced power dips and spikes or rolling blackouts.

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Avoid Data Centre Catastrophes With State-of-the-Art UPS Systems

DevelopmentUPSYou will now be able to avoid data centre catastrophes with state-of-the-art UPS systems. A UPS system – uninterruptible power supply, is a device that enables a computer to keep up and running for a period of time when the main power source goes down. It also offers protection from power dips and surges.

Your uninterruptible power supply contains a battery that kicks in when the device picks up a loss of power from the main power source.

For example, if you are using your computer when the UPS notifies you that there is a dip or a surge of power, you have sufficient time to save all your data you are working on and to exit safely before the secondary power source from the battery runs out. Read more

Blackouts & Power Outages – How We Can Use Less Electricity

We tend to bury our heads in the sand when we don’t experience blackouts and power-outages, soon forgetting that these are both unpleasant, cost us money and simply destroy electrical equipment.

Load-shedding is only for the winter months when everyone needs power to cook and to warm their homes, to keep their offices running and the air-conditioning units in office blocks and shopping centres up and running – right? Wrong – you need to be forearmed and forewarned when the power goes out no matter what the season. Read more

Sustainable Energy is Needed By All

Albert Einstein once said “we cannot solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them”. Well said, Einstein, but we still have an issue when it comes to the energy and power dilemma we are faced here in South Africa. Read more