How important is Solar Monitoring?
Toyosi Craig, PhD and Johann Lutz Block Power Solar monitoring systems gives information to the users and operators about the system’s performance. Monitoring shows the plant activities, both live and historic and the operator can…Read More
Blockpower Enters Into Strategic Partnership With Electron
Kyle Bohnsack Managing Director, Blockpower Electron Technologies (Pty) Ltd, known simply as ‘Electron’ and Blockpower have entered into a cooperation agreement to provide services in and around Southern Africa. As a SABS ISO 9001:2015 listed…Read More
Load shedding looms once again!
Eskom warns that it might not be able to meet electricity demands due to 6 generation units tripping on Monday. Due to the severely constrained power system, the situation could persist for several days. Read…Read More
Blockpower Strengthens its team with Dr Craig Toyosi PhD
Blockpower, a company specialised in solar solutions, brings on a renewable energy visionary in the form of Dr Toyosi Craig as the new Business Development Manager. Toyosi Craig is an engineering professional with over 5…Read More
We’re not out of the woods yet!
Loadshedding might be back – and during peak demand hours. Eskom urges the public to reduce electricity usage due to the power generation system being severely constrained. Read more about possible evening loadshedding at: www.eskom.co.zaRead More
Joburg prepaid electricity customers in for a shock
Johannesburg homes and businesses are in for an electric shock! If prepaid electricity charges proposed in the city’s budget are approved, an increase of almost 50% is in the works. This exceeds the Nersa (National…Read More
Chuck out those old generators and invest in solar.
This is one of the only sources of energy that allows you to be completely independent of the grid. No maintenance, no noise, no running out of fuel when you need it most. Read More…Read More
Eskom tells municipalities to prepare for stage 8 load-shedding
Eskom was forced to implement stage 6 load shedding in December – its worst-ever blackout – sending the country into a panic as not many people were aware of what that stage actually meant for…Read More
Spring Cleaning Special
Take advantage of our Panel Cleaning services! Leaves, bird poop and airborne particles (from dirt and pollen) all dirty your solar panel investment. After a long winter without regular Spring rains, your Solar Panels are…Read More
Eskom: SA on brink of load shedding
An acceleration in economic growth in South Africa could trigger power cuts, with state utility Eskom's fragile generation system unable to respond to increased demand for electricity. The energy availability of Eskom’s generation fleet is…Read More