What happened to load shedding

As 2016 rapidly approaches, South Africans are left wondering whether the ugly beast, known as load shedding, will peep its head back up and ruin everyone’s fun. The load shedding schedule has looked promising recently, with only a small number of areas being affected over the past few months. Eskom CEO told parliament that the utility is expected to remain strong until at least April 2016, when winter returns.


As many businesses take a break during the holiday season, electricity demands are less strenuous. Eskom plans to capitalise on this, stepping up their maintenance on their ageing fleet of power stations during this time.


This Eskom news means that we are on track for a summer free of load shedding, but it seems ambitious to expect no load shedding at all during the course of 2016. As the energy crisis persists, more and more people are turning to solar power as a way of beating the inevitable rolling blackouts.


Thanks to load shedding woes and an ongoing push towards greater solar efficiency, both household rooftop solar installations and commercial large scale solar projects have become financially viable. Photovoltaic (PV) systems should not be seen as a short-term energy solution, but rather a long-term investment with many added advantages.


Finding your ideal solar solution


Soventix specialises in the building and operating of solar farms across South Africa. We have completed a number of large commercial solar plants as well as helped households harness the power of the sun for their gain.

Our experts live and breathe solar power, envisioning solar projects on every open rooftop or empty field that they come across.


Have you had enough of Eskom’s blunders? Are you ready to experience the joys of reliable energy? Then contact us today and let us provide you with the perfect solar solution.


You can also contact us via:

Office number: +27 (0) 21 852 7333

Email: info@soventix.co.za


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