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Northern Cape leads solar energy revolution

Posted on February 19th, 2014 · Posted in Solar panel, solar technology

NORTHERN CAPE – To most South Africans, the Northern Cape has little to offer, besides mines, diamonds, and maybe the occasional rack of Karoo lamb. But from Kimberley to the.. read more

Just a Marketing Slogan ? Tier One Solar Panels:

Posted on January 26th, 2013 · Posted in Photovoltaic system, ReneSola, Scaled Composites Tier One, solar modules, Solar panel

Theoretically, Tier One solar panel companies are the largest and most technically-capable enterprises in the business. If this were true, a purchaser could mitigate risks by simply attaining a company’s.. read more

Green base stations in W Cape South Africa

Telecommunications group Vodacom has installed two hybrid base stations in the Vleiland Valley farming community in the Western Cape. The community, which is situated between two mountains and previously used.. read more

CIGS thin film solar plant in East London, South Africa

Posted on July 19th, 2012 · Posted in Solar panel, thin film solar technology

Black Lite Energy, a small black owned firm, has launched a daring R2bn venture into renewable energy in a project that sets out to deliver a major solar panel manufacturing.. read more

Monocrystalline vs Polycrystalline Photovoltaic Cells

Posted on March 14th, 2012 · Posted in monocrystalline, polycrystalline, solar cell, Solar panel

Basic Anatomy of a PV cell A lump of pure silicon The main ingredient in most photovoltaic cells is silicon – the same element that makes computer chips possible. Silicon.. read more

MPPT Regulator 20 amp made in South Africa

Posted on March 1st, 2012 · Posted in Maximum power point tracking, Solar panel, watt, Watt-peak

The Microcare  has been developed to create a cost effective solution for small installations. The Microcare 20 amp MPPT Regulator continually calculates the module’s maximum power point. When a 75W.. read more

Battery Storage for Homes in Japan

Posted on February 1st, 2012 · Posted in Lithium-ion battery, Solar panel

A big energy-related disaster doesn’t just leave horrible marks on people’s lives; it also can propel better and quicker policy and technology adoption. Kyocera on Monday said it plans to.. read more

Grid-Tied PV in Meyersdal South Africa

Posted on January 9th, 2012 · Posted in solar cell, solar energy, Solar panel, solar power, solar power in south africa

A large solar electric installation in the Meyersdal Eco-Estate using Sanyo Photovoltaic (PV) panels and Outback Solar Regulation and Inverting equipment.. Photos taken during final stages of installation and initial.. read more

Kruger National Park PV Solar

Pafuri  Camp in Kruger National Park wanted to reduce energy consumption in addition to strive towards independence from Eskom. The lodge houses staff, mainly rangers. Their distance from the closest.. read more

Total ups stake in Sunpower

Posted on December 29th, 2011 · Posted in Solar panel, solar panels, solar power, SunPower, SunPower Corporation, Total SA

  Total, the French oil and gas giant, already owns 60 percent of America’s SunPower, the leader in photovoltaic panel efficiency. As a nice Christmas present and in what seems.. read more

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