A solar panel clock in the foreground with a field of ground-mount solar panels in soft focus in the background. PPAs are an energy gamechanger for C&I solar, but taking too long to make a decision will cost your business. The solar clock is ticking!

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…

Klaradyn Retirement Estate: a Decentral solar PV PPA project

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…

Bronberg Retirement Village by Decentral Energy

Power up: Introducing Decentral’s solar solution for residential estates, apartment blocks, and small commercial and industrial users

At Decentral, we’re excited to announce our new Energy Services Agreement (ESA), a solar power solution that’s the perfect fit for residential estates, apartment blocks, and small commercial and industrial users. Our solution is designed to help these users take control of their energy and reduce their reliance on the grid. Our ESA provides an…