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Generating Hot Water Efficiently

2016-10-18T13:56:27+00:00 Tuesday, May 5, 2015|Alternative Energy News|

Traditional methods of heating water is a significant contributor to the electricity costs in both commercial & domestic environments. Genergy has focused on the large scale hot water space for the last eight years specifically as the business case for these applications have been favourable. There are two main areas of opportunities that will make [...]

Off Grid Solutions – Solar PV System

2016-10-18T13:56:27+00:00 Thursday, March 5, 2015|Alternative Energy News, off grid solutions, renewable energy, solar photovoltaic|

Historically South Africans have enjoyed unquestionable energy security with Eskom being able to supply reliable electricity to industry and household at a relatively low price. In recent years the cost of electricity has escalated significantly and the ability to supply has been severely compromised for a number reasons including lack of maintenance, political interference, increased [...]

Solar Water Heating

2016-10-18T13:56:27+00:00 Thursday, December 4, 2014|Alternative Energy News|

Save on electricity, secure your hot water and have it rebated With the recent power outages attention is once again drawn to issues relating to the energy-efficiency and energy security of our country.   South Africa was a good investment destination due to its cheap and secure energy supply. This all changed drastically after the [...]

Generating your own electricity – Now You Can!

2016-10-18T13:56:27+00:00 Friday, October 31, 2014|Alternative Energy News, off grid solutions, renewable energy, solar photovoltaic|

Generating your own electricity is now an easy possibility. You may have noticed lately that more residences and businesses are being equipped with photovoltaic solar (PV) roof panels. The reason is relatively simple: the cost to do so has dropped dramatically over the past few years and reasonable financing options have become available. The Bay [...]

Induction Lighting | Cape Town | Johannesburg | Port Elizabeth

2016-10-18T13:56:27+00:00 Monday, October 13, 2014|Alternative Energy News|

  Offering Induction lighting solution in Cape Town, Port Elizabeth & Gauteng. Genergy is a nationwide company with offices in Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and Johannesburg. As a registered energy services company, Genergy, has positioned itself to provide effective, sustainable and affordable solutions, to Eskom’s sky-rocketting prices. Genergy has consistently demonstrated that the right mix of [...]

Rooftop PV can augment returns on property investments

2014-09-22T16:03:09+00:00 Monday, September 22, 2014|Alternative Energy News|

Commercial Property owners have come under pressure in recent years with their return on investments dropping significantly. Over the last 5 years, the cost of photovoltaics have dropped by almost 50% and bringing photovoltaics as a generation option very close to grid-parity. Grid parity relates to the cost of self-generation amortised over a reasonable period [...]