Zimbabwe feels the heat

Zimbabwe feels the heat 

Zimbabwe feels the heat  With Zimbabwe no longer receiving electricity from South Africa due to its inability to meet funding requirements, the country is in darkness during the peak hours of 5 am to 10 am and 5 pm to 10 pm. These scheduled blackouts are known as periods of “load shedding”. The lack of […]

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Meet James Frank: Solis’ Solar Specialist in South Africa

Meet James Frank: Solis’ Solar Specialist in South Africa James’ background in management and sales and his hands-on, practical experience in photovoltaic installations means he has a wealth of solar knowhow. With seven years in the solar industry under his belt (and 29 years working in the industrial-electrical sector), James has seen all sides — […]

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Solis ranks third on Bloomberg’s Bankability Report

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) recently released its Solar Module & Inverter Bankability 2019 report. For the first time, the company made investigations into solar inverters, surveying the bankability of several inverter brands. ‘Bankability’ means banks are more willing to offer non-recourse loans to photovoltaic power generation projects that opt to use a particular inverter […]

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Sharp solar south africa

SegenSolar’s thriving alliance with Sharp

Sharp’s global reach is unparalleled when it comes to solar power. The company has been distributing panels for 60 years: more than the longest warranty on any of its products! Sharp is trusted, reliable and its high-performance solar modules continue to exceed expectations in the industry. Over a million customers worldwide have purchased Sharp’s products […]

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Cape Town Warehouse

SegenSolar Opens New Distribution Facility in Cape Town

SegenSolar has opened a new warehouse and office in Cape Town, South Africa, offering a full sales and distribution facility to all of the Cape provinces. With the needs of SegenSolar’s customers at the forefront, this new location will enable a better local service – which will see the region benefit from face-to-face access to […]

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Import tariffs proposed for solar panels in South Africa

On 29 March 2019, the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa published an application proposing the introduction of tariffs on all imported crystalline silicon photovoltaic solar panels. Inspired by similar policies in the US, the application was lodged by ARTsolar – South Africa’s only 100% locally-owned solar panel manufacturer – which reasoned that a number […]

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Load Shedding

Solar power: an end to load shedding in South Africa?

For residents and businesses in South Africa, Eskom has long been a source of frustration. Generating approximately 95% of the country’s electricity, the company holds a state-supported monopoly on the energy supply in South Africa – where rolling blackouts are a daily occurrence as the national grid falters. Load shedding has been a part of […]

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