Decentral Energy Powers Growth for South African FMCG Manufacturer with 1.337MW Gas Engine (press release)

This story was covered by Engineering News on 4 June 2024. Decentral Energy, a leading provider of distributed energy solutions, has successfully completed the installation of a 1.337MW Guascor Energy 56HM stationary gas engine and a Marelli Motori MJB 450 MB4 1500kVA generator at a growing FMCG (Fast-Moving Consumer Goods) manufacturer in Rosslyn, Pretoria. This…

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Time is Money: Why Early Procurement Maximises Benefits of C&I Solar PV Systems

South Africa’s commercial and industrial (C&I) sector faces a double whammy: rising electricity costs and unpredictable load shedding. Grid-tied solar photovoltaic (PV) systems offer a clear solution, delivering significant cost savings, enhanced energy security when integrated with batteries and generators (additional costs apply), and a hedge against future energy price hikes. However, delays in procurement…

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Commercial Solar Rental Agreements: Turn Unused Space into Profit

South Africa’s booming renewable energy sector presents a golden opportunity for commercial property owners. Have you considered your empty rooftop or unused space in your parking lot as a potential source of income? Commercial solar power rental agreements can transform these spaces into revenue generators while enhancing your property’s value. Partnering with an Independent Power…

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Solar and backup power for life rights retirement villages: The PPA solution

Load shedding isn’t just an inconvenience for South Africa’s life rights retirement villages – it brings potential safety hazards for vulnerable residents. Imagine relying on medical equipment that suddenly switches off, or struggling to navigate darkened passageways amidst a power outage. For many seniors, life rights villages offer affordability and comfort, but energy insecurity casts…

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