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RESIDENTIAL Frequently asked questions

The cost of installing a solar power system depends on what you want from your household solar system, for example:

  1. You want a power back up for when there is load shedding
  2. You want a power system to help reduce your power bill

Also, the size of your house and the power requirements of the appliances you use will also be factors in deciding what is the right home solar system for you – and how much it will cost.

Photovoltaic solar panels (PV) systems work when the panels cells convert sunlight into electricity as a direct current – known as the photovoltaic effect. The sun photons land on the panels semi-conductor material and the energy is absorbed into the cell, dislodging electrons from the materials’ atoms – creating an electrical current.

A solar power system consists of:

  • House solar panels: Several connected solar panels provide higher power outputs for the system.
  • Solar storage batteries: Electricity generated from the solar panels is then stored within the solar storage batteries.
  • Charge controller/ regulator: To prevent overcharging, the charge controller regulates the charge to prevent damage to the batteries.
  • Home inverter: An inverter converts the direct current (DC) from the solar panels into alternating current (AC), which more appliances use.
COMMERCIAL Frequently asked questions

This is very dependent on the type of solar power system you want to implement at your business premise, as well as the amount of roof space on hand.

A commercial solar power system will be designed according to the needs and goals for your business.

Get in touch today and talk to one of our sales consultants for a quote.

There are three main types of solar panel systems you can implement in your business:

Grid-Tied Solar Power System
Your grid connected solar system is still connected to the municipal grid and runs off sunlight without storage batteries. When there is no sunlight on the panel, your system will revert back to using municipal power.

Off Grid Solar Power System

This system is designed to work off the grid, independently from your electricity supplier. It is advisable with standalone solar power systems to have solar batteries installed to store electrical energy and used when there is no direct sunlight on the solar panels.

Solar Hybrid Systems
In this hybrid system, the solar panels will produce energy during the day for some or all of your needs and revert back to using the grid during the night. Added batteries give you backup power for power outages during the daytime.

Solar Power Benefits

Reduce Electricity Bill

Solar power gives a consumer the ability to drastically reduce or even eliminate their electricity bill, creating more economic revenue for themself. Whether you’re a homeowner, business, or nonprofit, electricity costs can make up a large portion of your monthly expenses. With a solar system, you’ll generate free power for your own use.

Return on Investment

Solar systems should not be seen as an expense. You have to think of it as an investment. Thanks to substantial electricity bill savings and the ever increasing costs of electricity received from utilities, the average South African household can save on electricity and pay back the solar system within 3 to 7 years.

Increase Property Value

Your property value can be increased with solar power. If you want to sell your property, solar power is an asset that you can sell with your house. Multiple studies have found that homes equipped with solar energy systems have higher property values and sell more quickly than non-solar homes.

Independence from Municipal Electricity

Solar power can give you independence of electricity supplied by local municipality or Eskom! By investing in 5kW system, which is the most common residential size, you can easily protect yourself against unpredictable increases in utility prices, and enjoy cheap electricity throughout the entire day - the sun will never increase its rates and it gives you energy security.

Stay Competitive as a Company in your Market

Solar power can actually help your company to stay competitive in a relevant market. Companies are starting to realise the social and economic benefits of adopting solar power. As early adopters pull ahead of the competition, many companies are exploring solar power as a way to keep up with competition with innovation and also cost savings.

Protect Yourself Against Rising Electricity Costs

Solar panels are very durable, they have no moving parts, and so they are not damaged easily. This lowers the chance for an interruption in electricity supplied. Most solar panels comes with warranties from 20 years and more for 80% output. By investing in the right system, you may end up in a couple of years with a big percentage of your electricity free of charge!

Why clients choose us

Solar Power Experts – Not your Average Solar Power Company

We have been offering solar power solutions since 2018. Sustainability of businesses and households is core to our approach.

We provide a premium level of reliable solar power products and installations. Our customers are important to us therefore customers satisfaction is part of our DNA.

We customize solar system solutions that enables our customers to be more energy efficient.

Quality Products

We only use the best quality products for solar power solutions.

Value Proposition

We strive to help our customers gain the most value out of their solar power solution.

Insane Support

Keeping our customers happy is our number one priority, we are just a phone call away.

Affordable and Reliable

At Solar Power Experts we do our utmost best to help everyone looking to move to solar.

Our new solar system works great, especially when we experienced load shedding. We were so happy that our household could function normally and it really made a big difference. Thank you for good quality products and a job well done!
Zanné Faasen
Pretoria, South Africa
Thank you for my business' solar power system. I would recommend Solar Power Experts to any one, any day. Workers that are very professional and communication well done. Thank you.
Jaco Jordaan
Pretoria, South Africa
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Solar Panels

Solar Panels

A solar panel consist out of a collection of solar (or photovoltaic) cells. These solar cells can be used to generate electricity through the photovoltaic effect.
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Solar Inverters

Solar Inverters

A solar inverter, or inverter, is a power electronic device or circuitry that changes direct current (DC - from solar panel) to alternating current (AC - used in your home).
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Solar Batteries

Solar Batteries

If your solar system produces an excess of electricity during the day, you will need batteries to store the excess electricity for later use. Solar batteries represent the electrical storage of renewable energy.
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Solar Installations

Solar Installations

The installation process of a solar power system can be a complicated process. Each solar power system installation is unique and comes with its unique advantages and best use cases.
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