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A Buyer’s Guide To Selecting Best Inverter

As South Africans grapple with yet another year of load shedding, many will be taking steps to become self-sufficient during power outages. To power your home during a blackout, one should consider purchasing an inverter. But what should you look for when selecting the best inverter? Choosing the best inverter for your needs is

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Solar Power for Businesses: Cost Savings and Environmental Impact

Many South African businesses have been left with little choice but to explore a solar PV solution in order to keep their respective production lines operating, yet the benefits of harnessing energy from the sun stretch further than simply maintaining productivity.  Exacerbated by the shortcomings of the national power supply grid, many

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one hand handing house keys over to another hand for the house in the background with solar panels

How a Solar PV Installation Affects the Value of Your Property

Currently rivalling braai-side conversations about the Springboks’ chances of winning in the forthcoming Rugby World Cup in France and whether a Ford Ranger is even a match for a Toyota Hilux, talk of which neighbours spent what on their respective load-shedding “fix” is all but guaranteed to spark debate in

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two men in construction suits walk across a solar panel system on a roof

One of South Africa’s Largest Retail Groups is Looking Towards the Sun

Exploring the Shoprite Group’s Impressive Push Towards Reducing both its Carbon Footprint, Costs and a Reliance on the National Grid   With a goal of becoming a carbon neutral organisation by 2050, South Africa’s Shoprite Group (including Checkers) has made impressive inroads into becoming wholly less reliant on the country’s national

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Rentech Celebrates Solar Show Success

The Solar & Future Energy Show Africa, spanning two days, concluded on the 26th of April at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The show has emerged as a prominent fixture in the region’s solar energy industry and attracted some 15 000 attendees and over 300 exhibitors from across the globe, including

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The differences between on-grid and off-grid solar power PV systems

Already battle-weary when it comes to a traditional reliance on a functioning national grid, rumours of the imminent introduction of new, yet-to-be-explored stages of load-shedding events have many South Africans escalating plans for a move away from this dependence on a national energy supply. Solar PV is proving one of the most

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RENTECH RETURNS TO NAMPO 2023

Rentech Renewable Technologies and Willard Batteries are proud to announce their participation in the upcoming NAMPO Agricultural Show to be held from May 16-19, 2023, in Bothaville in the Free State. NAMPO is one of the largest agricultural shows in the Southern Hemisphere, attracting thousands of visitors each year from

Read More »
What is an invertor

What is an Inverter

Grid-tie inverter These inverters are reliant on what is called a grid reference, without something like the national grid or a generator, these systems will shutdown.  These systems are designed to lower the average annual energy-related costs of the building they are installed on by generating power when there is

Read More »

A Buyer’s Guide To Selecting Best Inverter

As South Africans grapple with yet another year of load shedding, many will be taking steps to become self-sufficient during power outages. To power your home during a blackout, one should consider purchasing an inverter. But what should you look for when selecting the best inverter? Choosing the best inverter for your needs is

Read More »

Solar Power for Businesses: Cost Savings and Environmental Impact

Many South African businesses have been left with little choice but to explore a solar PV solution in order to keep their respective production lines operating, yet the benefits of harnessing energy from the sun stretch further than simply maintaining productivity.  Exacerbated by the shortcomings of the national power supply grid, many

Read More »
one hand handing house keys over to another hand for the house in the background with solar panels

How a Solar PV Installation Affects the Value of Your Property

Currently rivalling braai-side conversations about the Springboks’ chances of winning in the forthcoming Rugby World Cup in France and whether a Ford Ranger is even a match for a Toyota Hilux, talk of which neighbours spent what on their respective load-shedding “fix” is all but guaranteed to spark debate in

Read More »
two men in construction suits walk across a solar panel system on a roof

One of South Africa’s Largest Retail Groups is Looking Towards the Sun

Exploring the Shoprite Group’s Impressive Push Towards Reducing both its Carbon Footprint, Costs and a Reliance on the National Grid   With a goal of becoming a carbon neutral organisation by 2050, South Africa’s Shoprite Group (including Checkers) has made impressive inroads into becoming wholly less reliant on the country’s national

Read More »

Rentech Celebrates Solar Show Success

The Solar & Future Energy Show Africa, spanning two days, concluded on the 26th of April at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The show has emerged as a prominent fixture in the region’s solar energy industry and attracted some 15 000 attendees and over 300 exhibitors from across the globe, including

Read More »

The differences between on-grid and off-grid solar power PV systems

Already battle-weary when it comes to a traditional reliance on a functioning national grid, rumours of the imminent introduction of new, yet-to-be-explored stages of load-shedding events have many South Africans escalating plans for a move away from this dependence on a national energy supply. Solar PV is proving one of the most

Read More »

RENTECH RETURNS TO NAMPO 2023

Rentech Renewable Technologies and Willard Batteries are proud to announce their participation in the upcoming NAMPO Agricultural Show to be held from May 16-19, 2023, in Bothaville in the Free State. NAMPO is one of the largest agricultural shows in the Southern Hemisphere, attracting thousands of visitors each year from

Read More »
What is an invertor

What is an Inverter

Grid-tie inverter These inverters are reliant on what is called a grid reference, without something like the national grid or a generator, these systems will shutdown.  These systems are designed to lower the average annual energy-related costs of the building they are installed on by generating power when there is

Read More »