Photovoltaic System Johannesburg

Domestic solar photovoltaic energy solution

Photovoltaic system Johannesburg


Modules:  IBC 260W polycrystalline
Inverter: SolarEdge
Total capacity: 4 kWp
Place: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Realised by:
GES Green Energy Solutions
Year of installation:

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This Grid-tied PV system or embedded generation system in Johannesburg, Gauteng was installed to cut down electricity costs. It enables the house owner to reduce electricity costs by production of electricity by sun energy. The photovoltaic plant produces the energy for a fixed price per kWh and makes the owner more independent from Eskom and energy price increase. This kind of solar system provides cheap electricity and the sun power creates independence.

To cure load shedding an embedded generation system like this one can be extended. Depending on the household's consumption, a battery bank with back-up function is added. During power failure the battery work as a back-up just as a Diesel generator and electricity can be used even though the public grid fails.

Extension of the system:

All SolarEdge solar systems can be easily extended by increasing the number of modules and optimisers. As the Tesla Powerwall is a joint product by SolarEdge and Tesla, it can be easily added to the system.

Find an installer:

If you are also interested in buying your own solar system, contact us to find an installer for Photovoltaic system Johannesburg.

maxx-solar energy has a wide network of installer, planner and designer of PV systems all over South Africa. We will get you the right contact no matter if you are in Western Cape, Northern Cape, KZN, Gauteng, Limpopo, Eastern Cape or anywhere else.

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About the SolarEdge inverter:

(source SolarEdge)

The SolarEdge PV inverter combines sophisticated digital control technology with efficient power conversion architecture to achieve superior solar power harvesting and best-in-class reliability.

The fixed-voltage technology ensures the solar inverter is always working at its optimal input voltage, regardless of the number of modules in a string or environmental conditions.

A proprietary data monitoring receiver has been integrated into the single phase solar inverter and aggregates the power optimizer performance data from each PV module. This data can be transmitted to the web and accessed via the SolarEdge monitoring portal for performance analysis, fault detection and troubleshooting of PV systems.

The single phase inverter can be fitted with a seamlessly attachable cabling duct for managing the installation wiring. The inverters are lightweight and can be installed by a single person on a supplied bracket.

 Single Phase Inverter Feature highlights:

  • Solar inverters specifically designed to work with power optimizers
  • Superior efficiency (>97%)
  • Excellent reliability with standard 12 year warranty (extendable to 20 or 25 years)
  • Small, lightweight and easy to install
  • Built-in module-level monitoring receiver
  • Communication to internet via broadband or wireless ZigBee
  • IP65 / NEMA 3R – Outdoor and indoor installation

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01.10.2015 /