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Owners of Leisure Pools in Somerset West are going solar

29 August 2019
Leisure Pools Somerset West

Installing a solar geyser system at the house of Jacques and Miranda Storm, the second generation owners of Leisure Pools in Somerset West is such a privilege. Their company has been in business for 35 years already! This well-known and much-loved family business in the Helderberg basin is committed to changing from using coal-based energy…

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BURST GEYSER? Steps to follow.

10 December 2016

We understand that it is a crisis struggling with a burst geyser and cold showers.  The good news is that this is the perfect opportunity for you to upgrade to a solar water heater. Here’s how: BURST GEYSER? Steps to follow Step 1: Contact us at Solar Juice (C:083 384 3840) We’ll visit you and…

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Predictions: Unaffordable increases in future electricity tariffs

28 September 2016

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 12:33 Written by  Janine Myburgh, President of the Cape Chamber of Commerce Predictions: Unaffordable increases in future electricity tariffs The massive cost overruns on Eskom’s new power stations mean huge and unaffordable increases in future electricity tariffs, says the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “We are afraid there is no…

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Retrofit electric geyser to solar

5 August 2016
Retrofit electric geyser to solar

We were contacted by a family in Durbanville to provide them with a quote for:  Retrofit electric geyser to solar. It helps to timeously empower our client with the correct information: During the onsite evaluation we noticed that certain standards needed to be implemented and that the geyser was also faulty.  When discussing with the owner,…

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Service a solar geyser system…yes or no?

18 July 2016
Servicing a solar geyser system in Kuils River

This article is about a *natural flow solar geyser system with a flat panel (as in the picture) which we serviced recently.  The question is to: Service a solar geyser system…yes or no? *natural flow = thermosiphon (it is where the geyser is located higher than the solar water panel and no pump is required…

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Solar water heating without the rebate? It still makes a lot of sense!!

25 August 2015

The solar water heating rebates introduced in 2008 ended in April 2015 and whether they will return is a matter of debate within both the industry and among consumers. SESSA doesn’t know whether the rebate programme will be reinstated and if so, what form it will take. However, the conditions for solar water heating have…

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4 Feb 2015: Solar geyser rebate has been extended!!

5 February 2015

DoE extended the rebate – Media release, dated 4 Feb 2015 Eskom notified the SWH (solar water heating) industry on 7 January 2015 that their rebate comes to an end on 31 January 2015 and would be handed over to the Department of Energy (DoE). The DoE notified the SWH (solar water heating) industry via…

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Lithos Wine Farm showing the way with solar water heating!!

8 November 2014

Location: Somerset West – Old Sir Lowry’s Pass Village Road – Wedderville Country Estate We like to share our experiences when installing solar for other businesses and also to share information about the service provided by these businesses. The mutual interest is caring for the environment and taking the necessary steps towards a lighter carbon footprint.…

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Solar Juice installs at Eskom Sere Wind Farm

18 October 2014

Solar Juice installs at Eskom Sere Wind Farm We (Solar Juice) had the privilege to install 2 solar water heating systems on the building at Sere Wind farm, outside Koekenaap (near Vredendal) which is about 350km from Cape Town. (The Sere Wind Farm is Eksom’s first large-scale renewable energy project and this is the first…

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A myth? Saving with solar water heating or heat pump

3 May 2014

Air polution vs clean energy solutions It is believed that the earth receives more energy each hour from the sun than the world can use in a full year. In spite of this, South Africa generates 77% or more of our electricity by burning millions of tonnes of coal each year …. imagine the pollution…

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