Most businesses in a tight economy are looking at smart ways to save on their bottom line. Additionally, with the instability of the power from the grid, being without power for any length of time could result in substantial losses – combine these two and it simply makes good sense to install business solar systems to save on your bottom line. Time is money and even a short amount of downtime in a factory, production plant, mine, retail shopping centre or office block could result it losing substantial amounts of money.
That is why it is time to start thinking out of the box so that you can start ticking all those necessary boxes instead; a good point of entry is by starting off with the way you power your world.
Business solar systems are without question a no-brainer and make a lot of sense.
A good example of powering businesses and in fact, an entire island, is Robben Island. Going solar is perhaps the most sensible move forward, and should be an example to all of us on how to install solar and become independent from the power grid on all fronts.
It might seem like a costly exercise upfront, but low-cost housing projects are taking this queue and ensuring that all new houses built are fitted with solar-powered units to avoid being dependent on the already over-worked power grid.
South Africa needs to get smart with the way it supplies water and electricity to the masses – and making small changes is most certainly a step in the right direction.
Going green and making little adjustments, installing solar and supporting green businesses will undoubtedly be a step in the right direction.