The solar-powered street light installation took place over a 2-week period and in keeping to Specialized Solar Systems mandate, made use of local community members for the installation. Training included basic solar power operations and correct solar power installation procedures. The community members will also be involved in general system maintenance and reporting
An editorial around Specialized Solar Systems mission of becoming a Solar Electricity utility provider for disconnected rural communities all over South Africa using Smart grid technology that was recently published on the Victron Energy blog site
Please have a look at this interesting and detailed article from an interview with our managing director, Peter Bergs, that was published on the Sun Connect website last week
The 3kW borehole (submersible) solar water pump is powered by a 4kW VSD (variable speed drive) system delivering variable AC power from 5 565 Watts array of PV solar modules.