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500W is being Produced by our Solar Panels

500W is being Produced by our Solar Panels | Going Green

It is 9am and there is a power outage i.e. no electricity is provided by the electricity grid. Currently it is sunny and our house is relying 100% on the solar installation (solar panels and inverter) for the fridge, freezer, computer, WiFi and gate motor. In South Africa, power outages continue on a daily basis. […]

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Johannesburg Residents with PV solar systems will soon be able to feed back their excess power to the grid

Johannesburg Residents with PV solar systems will soon be able to feed back their excess power to the grid

The move to pay solar users for excess electricity follows similar measures introduced in Australia in 2008 and closer to home in the City of Cape Town last month. Feed-in tariffs for residential generation in Cape Town is expected in 2024. A feed-in tariff (FiT) is a credit you can receive for any unused electricity

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12 hrs Usage Time for Solar LED Flood Lights

12 hrs Usage Time for Solar LED Flood Lights | Save Energy | Get OFF the Grid

Intro The good news is that 3 of our solar lights stay on for over 12 hours. We are now in winter. Last night the lights automatically switched on at about 6 pm and they were on the whole night until 6:45 this morning – amazing! Not all our solar lights last that long just

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12 Household Essentials to Cope with Power Outages in South Africa

12 Household Essentials to Cope with Power Outages in South Africa

Intro Load shedding continues unabated for hard-hit South Africans, and is set to get even worse in the coming weeks. South Africans are enduring ‘Stage 6 Load Shedding’ (10 hours without electricity every 24 hours) and experts forecast the power outages to increase to Stages 8 and possibly stage 10. The constant power cuts wreak

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