solar system

March 4, 2011

Micro Solar Systems: a Life Changer for the Developing World

A solar phone charging station in Uganda If someone offered you a solar system for $12, you’d probably be immediately suspicious. Once they told you it […]
November 6, 2010

Standard Bank head office gets R2,3m solar hybrid water-heating system

Banking group Standard Bank has invested R2,3-million in a hybrid solar water heating and heat pump system at the company’s head office in Johannesburg, as it […]
October 15, 2010

BMW South Africa invests in solar water heating system

Automotive manufacturer BMW South Africa (BMW SA) has invested in a 6 500 l/day solar water heating installation, as it continues to progress with energy efficiency […]
August 14, 2010

Solar geyser collector types

There are two main types of collectors used in Solar Geysers: flat-plate collectors and vacuum tube collectors. A flat-plate collector has a transparent cover made of […]
August 5, 2010

Waterwise Gardening in South Africa

South Africa’s water consumption is increasing despite the fact that we live in country that is predominantly semi-arid with regions that experience regular drought periods. As […]