Sun power/heat generation
Renewable solar now 2019 cheaper than fossil alternatives Greentech Media News: Study: Fossil Fuel Generation Has No Business Case in Australia.
macspares pipe insulation, Armour Flex
- Dodgy shop, no stock, got insulation form Fereiras westrand, great with slit and seal, only problem, not UV stable.
- Thin-film amorphous silicon panels are 6-10% efficient. (perform well in high-temperature and shaded conditions)
- crystalline panels 10-14%
Micro Inverter on panel - http://www.whatpowercrisis.co.nz/Residential+Packages+with+Micro-Inverters.html
Eskom Demand side management rebates
Build your own. http://www.science.org.au/nova/005/005act06.htm
solarbridgetech - micro inverters and monitoring on each panel
Enphase Microinverter System
Solar Water heating
- Two main types, flat-pannel or vacuum tube, both can be gravity or forced.
Comparison between the two ITS-SOLAR-flat-plate-vs-evacuated-tube1.pdf
Explanation of how the vacuum tube works ITS-SOLAR-how-does-an-ethp-solar-collector-work4.pdf
RoboHeat(LST).pdf - RoboHeat - Heat pump
http://www.solarsaver.co.za/ South African solar water heating resellers
GeyserWise - Manual-1.pdf Solar control unit
http://www.nastep.co.za/ - Chinese importer evacuated tubes and PV
Under floor heating
Designing underfloor water heating ../building/ITS-SOLAR-underfloor-heatingAfripex.pdf
http://www.solarium.co.za/shtc.php - valve , temp controller
http://www.waterlinx.co.za/ - Telescopic pool covers