How’s your Solar in Winter? (Author: The Economist) Solar articles written during the course of installation (2014) and 2015. Thus cost estimates for purchasing solar may be less (and you'll get better tech). Municipal charges have increased exponentially too! Winter sneaked up on our solar electricity system during July 2015. We hardly took notice of… Continue reading Solar Power in South Africa Part 3: Solar & Seasonality, Living with Solar in Gauteng, South Africa
Global horizontal irradiation is the most important parameter for evaluation of solar energy potential of a particular region and the most basic value for PV simulations.The maps are free for public use, their reproduction and adaptation is authorised provided the following source is acknowledged: SolarGIS © 2015 GeoModel Solar Must know facts about Solar Batteries… Continue reading Solar Power in South Africa Part 2: Battery Basics, Living with Solar in Gauteng, South Africa.
Guest Post by the Economist 🙂 The following article was not written by myself (AKA Whisker Flowers) but by our Economist in the house. It is a very comprehensive article on how we got our household solar ready (installed in 2014 and still running! ). This is a full length article but well worth the… Continue reading Solar Power in South Africa Part 1: How to go off grid permanently