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Frequently Asked Questions

How does solar energy work, and what are the benefits of installing solar panels at my home in South Africa?

Solar energy works by harnessing sunlight through photovoltaic cells to generate electricity. In South Africa, with abundant sunlight, solar panels offer a sustainable and cost-effective solution. Benefits include reduced electricity bills, lower carbon footprint, and potential government incentives for renewable energy adoption.

What factors determine the cost of installing solar panels in South Africa?

The cost of solar panel installation depends on factors such as the size of the system, the type of solar panels chosen, installation complexity, and government incentives. Our experts conduct site assessments to provide personalized quotes based on individual needs and circumstances.

How long does it take to recoup the investment in a solar energy system?

The payback period varies but is typically around 4 to 8 years in South Africa. This depends on factors like system size, energy consumption, and available sunlight. With rising electricity prices and potential savings, investing in solar is a financially wise decision for the long term.

Can a solar energy system power my entire home in South Africa?

The size of the solar energy system determines its capacity. Our experts assess your energy needs and design a system accordingly. While it may not power the entire home in all cases, solar systems can significantly offset electricity bills and provide substantial energy independence.

What maintenance is required for solar panels, and how durable are they in South African conditions?

Solar panels are low-maintenance, requiring occasional cleaning and checks for any debris. They are designed to withstand harsh conditions, including extreme temperatures and UV exposure. Our installations come with warranties, and regular maintenance ensures optimal performance and longevity.