Solar PV Diesel Hybrid Solutions

An Effective Way to Save on the Cost of Diesel.

During load shedding times, it’s quite convenient to have a generator or some sort of backup power so that you aren’t left in the dark. Unfortunately, the cost of diesel can also be quite high, especially if you need to make use of your backup power on a regular basis. As a result – and because of fuel price increases – you will need to think of ways in which to save on the cost of diesel consumption too. If you want to save a few pennies during load shedding, it’s best to look into solar PV diesel hybrid solutions. If you have not yet encountered such a system, take a closer look at how they work and what they have to offer.


Solar PV diesel hybrid solutions typically consist of these components:


  • PV system
  • Diesel gensets
  • Intelligent management


The intelligent management components ensure that only the required amount of solar energy is fed to the system when it is required. These systems are very useful in areas that experience regular load shedding. During load shedding, or when there is a power failure, the energy from the solar plant is used. The diesel gensets are then tasked to ensure that the difference between the solar output and the load is generated efficiently.


This particular type of system can benefit you in the following ways:


  • Minimise fuel consumption in order to reduce fuel costs.
  • CO2 emissions are minimised.
  • The solar PV will replace energy used from the grid and reduce overall energy consumption as a result.


At Soventix, we understand just how important it is to have a reliable backup power system that can operate effectively and affordably. We encourage you to get in touch with us to discuss the various solar PV diesel hybrid solutions that are available to you. Contact us via email or telephone at your earliest convenience.


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