Death and Taxes

2015-12-10T10:24:20+00:00 Wednesday, December 9, 2015|Alternative Energy News|

Death and Taxes are the two things that we can be certain of, in these uncertain times. They’re not end-times, as many gloomists proclaim, they’re just uncertain times. One of the sub-headers under the ‘Taxes’ header has to be electricity. No matter which way you look at it, it’s going to be climbing in price [...]

Solar: All The Reasons

2016-10-18T13:56:16+00:00 Wednesday, November 11, 2015|Alternative Energy News|

The word from Eskom is that there will be no loadshedding until next year May, according to company CEO Brian Molefe. As a direct result, less people are investing in back-up systems to get their businesses and their households through loadshedding times. While solar energy, inverters and batteries are directly linked to loadshedding and power [...]

Where Has All The Loadshedding Gone?

2016-11-16T07:47:57+00:00 Wednesday, October 14, 2015|Alternative Energy News, off grid solutions, renewable energy, solar photovoltaic|

There has been much talk from Eskom as to the reason why loadshedding has been very quiet of late. They talk about ‘stability of the grid’ and no unexpected problems at any of the power stations, and they generally make quite a big fuss about it. Doesn’t seem right that the fact that they can [...]

Genergy Happy Customers – Part 1

2016-10-18T13:56:16+00:00 Tuesday, October 6, 2015|Alternative Energy News, customers, off grid solutions, renewable energy, solar photovoltaic|

We're proud to introduce a few happy customers - people who have engaged with Genergy, and who have had systems installed and are happy with what they have. Johan Langler chose a hybrid system as well as 12 photovoltaic panels on his roof. He wanted relief from loadshedding, and the cost of electricity, as well [...]

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 [...]

Energy Efficiency vs Alternative Generation

2016-10-18T13:56:27+00:00 Thursday, July 24, 2014|Alternative Energy News|

Energy Efficiency vs Alternative Energy Over the past few years, electricity consumers have become more and more energy conscious, primarily because the cost of electricity in South Africa has sky-rocketed – with serious implications on consumer lifestyles. Apart from that is the reality of climate change which is starting to resonate even with the man [...]