Promoting a safe and efficient solar industry Issue 8 2023 The adoption of renewable energy is good news, whichever way you look at it. In South Africa, the long-term sustainability of our natural resources is at an exciting juncture, with renewable projects coming online daily.
Solar: renting vs. buying Issue 8 2023 Understanding the differences between owning and renting a solar system becomes essential as we navigate the landscape where cost-saving and uninterrupted power supply meet environmental consciousness.
New power protection for SA Issue 7 2023, Products & Solutions A new generation of uninterrupted power supply (UPS) and power protection systems is now available for technology applications grappling with South Africa’s escalating power cuts in both residential and commercial environments.
Disrupting power generation for the future Issue 2/3 2023, News & Events What if, instead of taking up 400 hectares to build a solar power plant, you could generate the same number of kilowatts on land the size of a basketball court?
End the scourge of solar panel theft Issue 2/3 2023, Guardian Eye, Infrastructure, Security Services & Risk Management Modern solar installations are designed so they can be put together very quickly, but this means they can also be dismantled very quickly, and so there has been a massive spike in the theft of solar panels from roofs.
Beyond the blackout Issue 2/3 2023, Infrastructure, Security Services & Risk Management Julian Liebenberg, Chief of Cloud Platform Solutions at BCX discusses why cloud solutions are the future for large enterprises when dealing with the economic and productivity consequences of load shedding.
Four ways businesses can achieve more despite load shedding Issue 2/3 2023, Infrastructure While businesses are looking to cut back on IT spend to cope with the economic impact of power cuts – load shedding is yet another reason why organisations simply can’t afford to delay their digital transformation and forego the associated efficiencies.
Data security during load shedding Issue 2/3 2023, Information Security According to Gerhard Swart, CTO at Performanta, there are five key considerations you should take into account to avoid trouble while keeping your systems online and your business cyber-safe.c
Off the grid and into the cloud Issue 2/3 2023, Mining (Industry), Infrastructure With over 200 days of load shedding in 2022, with blackouts likely to be the status quo for at least another two years, short-term solutions to reliable power services no longer suffice.
Every business can protect its data from load shedding Issue 2/3 2023, Security Services & Risk Management When the lights go out, businesses worry about productivity, downtime, and the risk of damage to their equipment, but what about data, one of the most vulnerable business assets during a power failure.
Three new portable power stations to ease load shedding Issue 1 2023, News & Events, Security Services & Risk Management, Products & Solutions EcoFlow has launched three portable power stations that provide sufficient power for consumers wherever they are; the DELTA 2 and RIVER 2 Series are feature-filled power solutions to the volatile electricity supply.
Off-grid power solution for residential estate Issue 1 2023, Editor's Choice, Security Services & Risk Management, Residential Estate (Industry), Products & Solutions Coral Beach Estate, an upmarket residential estate based in East London, has been struggling with load shedding and power outages due to South Africa's energy crisis, as well as the vandalism of its power infrastructure.
Choosing an inferior lithium battery can be detrimental and unsafe Issue 1 2023, Uniross Batteries, Security Services & Risk Management, Products & Solutions South Africans looking to mitigate the impact of load shedding by installing a solar system for their home must do so through an accredited installer or electrician to avoid insurance claims being rejected.
Choosing the right battery backup solution Issue 1 2023, Infrastructure Rectron’s, Matthew Hall, says that when it comes to backup power solutions, there are a number of rechargeable batteries available. The difference lies in their capacity, life span, charging time and price.
Free-to-use solar score for South African homes Issue 8 2022, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice The LookSee Solar Score is one of the first of its kind to provide insight into the potential of solar power for South Africa’s residential properties.
What homeowners should know before investing in solar panels Issue 7 2022, Security Services & Risk Management There are key regulatory and legislative considerations that homeowners must take into account before investing in solar panels, as running afoul of the law could prove to be a very costly exercise.