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Revolutionizing solar access: Hohm Energy’s game-changing R999 offer paves the way for affordable, sustainable living
A groundbreaking transformation is underway in South Africa’s renewable energy sector, led by the solar marketplace pioneer Hohm Energy.
A trusted solar marketplace: the cure to my co-dependent long-term relationship
Because while choice is great, it can also be overwhelming, especially with all the solar mavericks out there trying to make a quick buck at the consumer’s expense.
How to beat Stage 6 and the increased price of diesel
Compounded with the skyrocketing costs of diesel, the situation now calls for an urgent and radical rethink of how we approach energy consumption and generation.
Some practical advice on solar power: What you need to know
Recently, we have seen a decrease in load shedding, which tends to create quiet within the solar industry. This lull might be bad for Solar Companies, but it’s great news for end consumers.
Before you switch to solar, you’re going to want to read this
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Overcoming hurdles on the path to renewable energy progress
Hohm Energy understands the uniqueness of each client’s energy requirements and budget constraints. Hence, it specializes in crafting personalized solutions that cater precisely to individual needs.
Solar power installations from Ellies – The best financial decision for your home
When installing a solar power system for your home, it is equally important to use a qualified installer who has your best interests at heart. Ellies guarantees this thanks to its robust national network of installers.
EcoFlow August Sale – Save over 40% on South Africa’s best portable power stations
EcoFlow is running a sale that makes its industry-leading portable power stations even more affordable for South Africans.
Hohm Energy: Setting the standard in quality, trusted solar installations
In the wake of recent incidents involving solar installations gone wrong, the importance of safety and quality in solar energy systems has come into sharp focus for solar customers.
New electricity tariffs make it clear that solar is now an absolute no-brainer
Whilst loadshedding across the country may have surprisingly paused for now, South Africa is currently grappling with escalating electricity costs.
Driving Sustainability — Brandon Horn of SolarAfrica outlines the business benefits of battery storage
Brandon Horn is the National Sales Manager at SolarAfrica Energy and boasts over 16 years of sales and business development experience.
Join South Africa’s solar rooftop revolution and be part of the solution!
lluminate your path to energy independence with Hohm Energy, the leading solar fintech marketplace platform in South Africa.
Brace yourself for Stage 8 or even 10 winter load-shedding – Hohm Energy is your solar solution
The winter chill is fast approaching, and with it, an impending surge in energy demand.
Everything you need to know before installing a solar power system
South Africa’s unabating energy crisis is fuelling a rush towards solar photovoltaic (PV) systems by households and businesses alike.
What’s Next — Hohm Energy’s Matthew Cruise on the role of solar energy in South Africa
In this episode of What’s Next, Matthew Cruise — Hohm Energy’s Head of Business Intelligence and Public Relations — talks about the role of solar energy in South Africa.
2023 has already had the most load-shedding in history – Here’s how Hohm Energy can help
Today Hohm Energy, South Africa’s solar marketplace, has launched a humorous but hard hitting video campaign to encourage consumers to take control of their power(less) situation.
EcoFlow’s new DELTA 2 and RIVER 2 Series take the sting out of loadshedding
The DELTA 2 is a robust energy solution that gives consumers a taste of energy independence.
Escalating load shedding and solar incentives announced, now what?
If the reaction to President Ramaphosa’s recent State of the Nation Address (SONA) is anything to go by, then it’s clear that South Africans have finally realised that load shedding isn’t going away anytime soon.
New solar climate-tech platform helps installers scale
Everybody knows how challenging it is to start and operate one’s own business successfully.
Solar is the one New Year’s resolution you can keep – for the sake of your well-being, your pocket and the planet!
We are already well into the New Year and hopefully you are already sticking to your resolutions in order to help you enjoy a happier, healthier and successful 2023.
How to beat the new normal of stage 6+ load shedding and enjoy your festive season
Eskom has yet again managed to ensure that our well-deserved festive season may not run as anticipated.
Beat load-shedding with big savings on EcoFlow power stations
The EcoFlow RIVER and DELTA power station ranges are both extremely popular in South Africa, thanks to their high capacity and outputs.
Driving Sustainability — SolarAfrica’s David McDonald on how battery storage is viable for South African businesses
David McDonald is the co-founder and CEO of SolarAfrica, where he leads a dynamic team that is passionate about solar energy savings.
Get affordable solar power for your business – without any capital costs
SolarAfrica Energy was founded in 2011 to help South African businesses benefit from solar power without breaking the bank.
One company is shaking up the solar industry with their “best quality at best price guarantee” paired with financing options
Enter Hohm Energy, South Africa’s first solar marketplace platform. With Hohm Energy, everything is online, convenient and fast.
South Africa’s first fintech solar marketplace enables residential solar installers to grow their business
South Africa’s burgeoning solar industry is currently experiencing a gold rush as both solar installers and product suppliers rush to service the pent-up demand.
Homeowners finally see light at the end of the load-shedding tunnel
This year has been the worst load-shedding year South Africa has ever experienced, and we are just into the last quarter!
Solar systems now pay for themselves – Here’s the proof
With Eskom having projected 61 days of load shedding from March, winter is only going to get colder with the lights going off an average of every third day.
Keep your home powered during load-shedding with EcoFlow
EcoFlow’s Delta range of battery-powered generators will keep your home with power for hours no matter the circumstances.
EcoFlow – The perfect power solutions for summer in South Africa
EcoFlow’s range of portable power stations are ideal for keeping your appliances and devices powered from anywhere and at any time.
EcoFlow DELTAMAX – A power supply for South Africans
The portable DELTAMAX power station is one of EcoFlow’s premium products and thanks to its portability, it can be used as a power source at any location.
EcoFlow Portable Power Generator – The best way to deal with load-shedding
EcoFlow’s range of innovative energy storage products make it easy to keep your devices running when Eskom implements load-shedding.
Ellies solar is the ideal energy solution for any lifestyle or business – so what’s holding us back?
You won’t have any doubts with Ellies. We have a reputation that we have built over 40 years. We are a sound business producing and providing a range of products that are sourced or manufactured to highest standards of quality.
Ellies shows improvement is possible even in tough times
Here are the highlights of Ellies interim financial results for the six months up to 31 October 2020 as evidence that the turnaround strategy, implemented throughout the organisation to sharpen performance, is working.
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Biggest portable power stations in South Africa — Price and power outputs
Portable power stations available in South Africa are getting bigger and more powerful, making them a viable alternative for those who want to keep the lights on.
Solar power rental vs buying — Prices, benefits, and downsides to consider
South Africans looking for a more affordable way to beat load-shedding can consider renting a solar and backup power system rather than buying one.
Solar financing — This is how affordable a full power backup solution can be
Backup power solutions have become a vital part of South Africans’ lives as they try to circumnavigate the challenges of load-shedding.
How to beat load-shedding by buying the right portable power station
When choosing a portable power station or trolley to keep your devices powered and your family entertained during load-shedding, you should prioritise output, capacity, and features.
Tips for buying a backup power solution in South Africa
There are many backup power solutions available to South Africans — including generators, battery-inverter combinations, and portable power stations.
Best portable power station brands in South Africa
South Africans looking for a simple plug-and-play system to provide a modest amount of electricity during load-shedding can choose from several power station brands.
Vantage begins construction on second Johannesburg data centre campus
The facility will offer renewable energy options through Vantage’s Power Purchase Agreement with SolarAfrica.
Most affordable backup power systems for surviving Stage 6 load-shedding
MyBroadband has listed some of the most affordable lithium-ion backup power solutions suitable for stage 6 load-shedding below.
Best inverter trollies and power stations to beat load-shedding for under R10,000
Several power trollies and power stations are available for less than R10,000 to help households survive two hours of load-shedding.
Keep your router on during load-shedding with these cheap backup batteries
For as little as R595, South Africans can get a small uninterruptible power supply (UPS) to provide backup power to their wireless Internet connection during load-shedding.
Most affordable power trolleys for surviving Stage 6 load-shedding
There are numerous inverter trolleys for sale in South Africa that can run essential appliances to get you through load-shedding for less than R10,000.
Vantage Data Centres’ 80MW facility in Waterfall City
The company recently entered a power purchase agreement with SolarAfrica to secure 33% of its power supply needs for the Waterfall campus.
Ford’s massive Pretoria factory solar plant can power more than 12,000 homes
The company partnered with SolarAfrica on the first phase of its Project Blue Oval renewable energy programme.