Solar PV a no-brainer for Joburg businesses

Solar PV a no-brainer for Joburg businesses

If you’re a small to medium business and receive your electricity bill from the City of Joburg, you should seriously consider rooftop solar.  Grid tie solar PV systems generate kilowatt hours (kWh) and City Power’s (Joburg’s electricity provider) kWh tariff for small...
3 important things to do BEFORE going solar!

3 important things to do BEFORE going solar!

We subscribe to the 6P principle: Proper Planning Prevents Piss Poor Performance Before signing up for solar, putting down a deposit, and ordering equipment, it is prudent to conduct these 3 assessments.  These are relatively inexpensive and are guaranteed to save you...
Solar returns: How to spot BS

Solar returns: How to spot BS

When assessing whether a grid-tie solar PV system is a worthwhile investment for your business, you will be presented with a variety of metrics that should assist you with your decision. Unfortunately, there isn’t a set standard in the market on how to calculate these...
930 Trillion litres of water

930 Trillion litres of water

This is Eskom’s water foot-print per annum. Approximately 5% of South Africa’s freshwater reserves is used to mine the coal that feeds the power stations, which ultimately need to be cooled down with water. In a country blessed with some of the best solar irradiances...
School Saves Money & Environment with Solar Rental

School Saves Money & Environment with Solar Rental

Bellavista School in Johannesburg recently entered into an agreement to rent a rooftop solar system that is saving them money and reducing their carbon footprint. CreoVision Solar conducted a thorough analysis of the school’s energy profile and discovered that the...
The Eskom Clawback Shock

The Eskom Clawback Shock

It’s been a tumultuous few months for South Africans. One minute we’re getting drunk on Ramaphoria, the next we’re licking our wounds from a devastating drought, VAT increase, GDP retraction shock and now the inevitable news of NERSA granting Eskom the right to...