Solar power is an excellent way to generate free and clean energy that the sun releases every day. Also, the reason why solar panel usage have been skyrocketing in recent years. When the sun sets or you are faced with extended periods of overcast conditions, solar panel owners are unable to draw power from the […]By Hannes | June 28, 2018 | Blog Read More
Going “off the grid” can have various meanings for different people. Some people take it as living in an isolated location while growing their own food. Others consider “off the grid” as not being reliant on local energy providers for their energy. In South Africa, our electricity supply has become somewhat unreliable in recent years. […]By Hannes | June 20, 2018 | Blog Read More
You’ve done all the research, crunched all the numbers and know exactly the kind of solar system you need. The next step is to choose a reliable solar installer for your project. Selecting a good solar company cape town will mean the difference between a smooth, simple installation or years and years of problems and […]By Hannes | June 12, 2018 | Blog Read More
It is no secret that solar energy is the way of the future. More and more people are becoming conscious of the environment and the effects greenhouse gas emissions have on the planet. But eco-friendliness isn’t the only reason someone would want to install solar power systems, other reasons include the value it will add […]By Hannes | June 3, 2018 | Blog Read More
Installing solar panels in your home or business is an investment that can be extremely beneficial, not only for reducing your carbon footprint but also for your bottom line. Typically, the first question people ask with regards to solar panels is “How much does it cost?”. While it is a valid question, decisions should never […]By Hannes | May 29, 2018 | Blog Read More
For many years scientists have been warning us about global warming. While many people think global warming is a myth, there are many who grasp the seriousness of it, that tries to do the best they can to reduce their carbon footprint. If you are serious about protecting our planet, then you’ll know the importance […]By Hannes | May 20, 2018 | Blog Read More
Which PV solar system will work best for you – the choice being between having solar battery backup or not?
Let’s first look at the role that Max Yield Energy plays in the growth of solar installations in Cape Town and the surrounding areas in the Western Cape. Headed by a hands-on owner with a National Higher Diploma in Electronic Engineering, in conjunction with a top electrical contracting company in the Western Cape, Max Yield […]By Hannes | May 13, 2018 | Blog Read More
It is true that solar energy solutions not only lower your electricity bill, but also offer a sustainable and environmentally friendly answer to high electricity tariffs – but how to choose the best solar systems for your home? Bear in mind that as quickly as the tariff for electricity rises, virtually every two or three […]By Hannes | May 7, 2018 | Blog Read More
In South Africa, the use of solar energy is a welcome move, even more so due to the deteriorating state of the national power grid, and, with over 2500 hours of sunshine freely available, the move to renewable energy has fast gained momentum, especially due to the dropping prices of solar panels and lithium batteries. […]By Hannes | April 28, 2018 | Blog Read More
Did you know that using the wrong solar batteries is generally the most expensive mistake made in solar installations?
Despite the fact that lead acid batteries have been more affordable than lithium batteries, and have been used in off-grid solar systems for many years in residential properties since the start of the development of solar technology, they have a shorter life than most other solar batteries. Added to a shorter lifespan than lithium batteries, […]By Hannes | April 20, 2018 | Blog Read More